Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Candarave, 71 km north of Tacna, Peru, on Thursday, May 3, 1984 at 15:51 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.378°S / 70.257°W↗ (Candarave, Tacna, Peru)
Antipode: 17.378°N / 109.743°E↗
Nearest volcano: Yucamane (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSW of Aricota (pop: 264) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) ENE of Totoral (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) WSW of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) E of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ESE of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) N of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) ESE of San Antonio (Moquegua) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
939 km (584 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.8||33 km||southern Peru||USGS|
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