Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Sunday, 24 June 2001 at 13:36 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.643°S / 74.065°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SW of Atico (pop: 199) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) W of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) W of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
603 km (375 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||33 km||near the coast of southern Peru||USGS|
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