Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 3.7 km east of Chuquitira, Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru, on 28 Apr 9:47 pm (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
29 Apr 02:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 28 Apr 9:47 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.28°S / 70.01°W (Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Yucamane (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) ENE of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NE of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNE of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ESE of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of San Antonio (Moquegua) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) E of Moquegua (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
953 km (592 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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