Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Sunday, 24 June 2001 at 05:03 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.697°S / 73.978°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) SW of Atico (pop: 199) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) WSW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) W of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) W of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) W of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
613 km (381 mi) SSE 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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|M 4.8||33 km||near the coast of southern Peru||USGS|
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