Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Tuesday, 24 July 2001 at 09:03 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.634°S / 73.918°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Atico (pop: 199) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) W of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) W of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) W of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
611 km (379 mi) SSE 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||33 km||near the coast of southern Peru||USGS|
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