Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 15 km southwest of Puente Chaparra, Peru, on Sunday, February 02, 2014 08:57:09
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 43 km depth
2 Feb 09:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Feb 2014 08:57:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, February 02, 2014 08:57:09
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.9969°S / 74.2299°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SW of Puente Chaparra (pop: 19) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) SE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) W of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) SE 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.1||40 km||SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|M 5.2||45 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
|M 5.1||43 km||near the coast of southern Peru||USGS|
|M 5.0||51 km||Peru||IGP|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 11 Mar 2014 08:08 UTC| M 4.7 |50.7 km (31.5 mi) depth|20 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details