Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of Tumbes, Peru, on Saturday, 15 January 2005 at 17:22 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 19 km depth
Date & time: 15 Jan 2005 17:22:33 UTC
Depth: 18.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.677°S / 80.885°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) W of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Papayal (Contralmirante Villar) (pop: 5,480) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Mancora (Talara) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) N of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Huaquillas (Ecuador) (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNE of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) N of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||19 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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