Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 45 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru, on Saturday, 30 March 1991 at 01:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 69 km depth
Date & time: 30 Mar 1991 01:53:22 UTC
Depth: 69.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.76°S / 80.804°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) W of Pedregal (pop: 84) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNW of Papayal (Contralmirante Villar) (pop: 5,480) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Mancora (Talara) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) N of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Huaquillas (Ecuador) (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) N of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) N of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||69 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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