Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 366 km south of Lima, Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima, Peru, on Friday, 21 August 2020 at 02:22 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 36 km depth
21 Aug 03:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Aug 2020 02:22:31 UTC -
Depth: 36.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.16°S / 75.94°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Hacienda Ullujaya (pop: 249) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WSW of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) S of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) S of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) S of Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) SSW of Huancavelica (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) SW of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||36 km||Near Coast Of Central Peru||EMSC|
|4.6||36 km||86 Km Al Oeste-NO De San Juan De Marcona, Nazca - Ica (Peru)||IGP|
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