Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Sunday, 1 July 2001 at 07:40 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 28 km depth
Depth: 28.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.619°S / 73.744°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Atico (pop: 199) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) WNW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) W of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) W of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) W of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
620 km (385 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||28 km||near the coast of southern Peru||USGS|
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