Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Jorge Basadre, 60 km northwest of Tacna, Peru, on Tuesday, February 28, 1984 at 01:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 136 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 135.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.676°S / 70.699°W↗ (Jorge Basadre, Tacna, Peru)
Antipode: 17.676°N / 109.301°E↗
Nearest volcano: Yucamane (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Chaucalana (pop: 57) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) SW of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of Totoral (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSE of San Antonio (Moquegua) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) NW of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Ilo (Moquegua) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
925 km (575 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||136 km||southern Peru||USGS|
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