Mag. 2.9 earthquake - SOUTHERN PERU on Mon, 24 Sep 2012 02:29 (America/Lima)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 91 km depth
24 Sep 07:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 02:29 (America/Lima)
Depth: 91.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.09°S / 69.85°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Taapaca (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Palca (pop: 189)
38 km (24 mi) SE of Calientes (pop: 231)
39 km (24 mi) ESE of Calana (Tacna) (pop: 875)
43 km (27 mi) E of Tacna (pop: 280,100)
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Alto Peru (pop: 85)
64 km (40 mi) NE of Arica (Chile) (pop: 186,000)
102 km (64 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490)
1023 km (636 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||91 km||SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|M 2.9||91 km||33 km al O de Putre.||GUG (U. Chile)|
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