Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of San Juan de Marcona, Peru, on Sunday, 22 December 2013 at 14:56 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of San Juan de Marcona, Peru, on Sunday, 22 December 2013 at 14:56 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Dec 20:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Date & time: 22 Dec 2013 14:56:38 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.82°S / 75.59°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SW of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) S of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) SSE of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) SSE of San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) SSE of Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (205 mi) SSW of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) SW of Abancay (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
448 km (278 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.710 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
M 4.710 km4.7 NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERUEMSC

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