Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 5 km southeast of Lima, Peru, on Friday, November 15, 2013 20:28:26
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 20 km depth
16 Nov 01:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 24 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Nov 2013 01:28:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, November 15, 2013 20:28:26
Depth: 19.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.1951°S / 75.2512°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) S of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) S of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) SSW of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) SSE of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (185 mi) SSE of San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) SW of Andahuaylas (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (237 mi) SW of Abancay (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
500 km (311 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||21 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
|M 5.1||15 km||OFF COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|M 5.1||20 km||108km SW of Acari, Peru||USGS|
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