Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Provincia de Sullana, Piura, 25 km southeast of Papayal, Peru, on Saturday, 11 September 2010 at 18:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 62 km depth
Date & time: 11 Sep 2010 18:55:25 UTC
Depth: 61.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.244°S / 80.584°W (Provincia de Sullana, Piura, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) W of Jabonillos (pop: 154) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Querecotillo (Sullana) (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) N of Marcavelica (Sullana) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) N of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNW of Tambo Grande (Piura) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ENE of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) N of San Martin (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) N of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
952 km (591 mi) NNW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||62 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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