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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Northern Peru on Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - Northern Peru on Wednesday, 24 August 2011
Date & time: Wednesday, 24 August 2011 17:46 UTC
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 147.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.641°S / 74.525°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) NE of San Francisco (pop: 100)
39 km (24 mi) NE of Nuevo Loreto (pop: 100)
39 km (24 mi) NE of Alfonso Ugarte (pop: 600)
82 km (51 mi) N of Pucallpa (pop: 310,800)
84 km (52 mi) N of San Fernando (pop: 67,800)
561 km (349 mi) NE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 24 Aug 17:46 UTCM 7.0 / 147 kmNorthern PeruUSGS
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: Northern Peru, 24 Aug 2011 17:46

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (19 quakes):
  • 05 Jun 2013 09:14 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    154.8 km (96.2 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Feb 2013 09:36 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    163.1 km (101.3 mi) depth
    |
    118 km (73 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Nov 2012 06:05 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    151.9 km (94.4 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Nov 2012 12:19 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    145.9 km (90.7 mi) depth
    |
    109 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Sep 2012 00:40 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    148.6 km (92.3 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 2012 03:01 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    137.9 km (85.7 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Aug 2012 09:38 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    143.3 km (89 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 34km E of Pucallpa, Peru on Thursday, 2 August 2012
  • 02 Aug 2012 09:38 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    144.6 km (89.9 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Central Peru on Thursday, 2 August 2012
  • 18 Jul 2012 04:06 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    152 km (94.4 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 13 Jul 2012 10:17 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    148.3 km (92.1 mi) depth
    |
    101 km (63 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jun 2012 07:43 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    161.7 km (100.5 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 May 2012 04:57 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    161.6 km (100.4 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Apr 2012 09:37 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    144.7 km (89.9 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jan 2012 11:53 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    151.1 km (93.9 mi) depth
    |
    123 km (76 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jan 2012 07:35 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    156.4 km (97.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Nov 2011 20:58 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    157.8 km (98.1 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Sep 2011 16:09 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    144.3 km (89.7 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Aug 2011 16:37 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    164.6 km (102.3 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (72 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Aug 2011 18:16 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    140.8 km (87.5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Northern Peru on Wednesday, 24 August 2011
 

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