Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 15 km west of San Martin, Provincia de Piura, Peru, on 31/12/2020 03:13:01 -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 44 km depth
31 Dec 23:36 UTC: First to report: IGP after 15 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 31/12/2020 03:13:01
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.1335°S / 80.7949°W (Provincia de Piura, Piura, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) WNW of San Martin (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of Catacaos (pop: 57,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SSW of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Marcavelica (Sullana) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of La Union (Piura) (pop: 34,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) E of Paita (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Querecotillo (Sullana) (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Sechura (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
873 km (542 mi) NNW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||44 km||20 Km Al Oeste-NO De Piura, Piura - Piura, Peru||IGP|
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