Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Provincia de Tarata, 83 km north of Tacna, Peru, on 8 May 4:56 am (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 14 km depth
8 May 10:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 8 May 4:56 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.32°S / 69.97°W (Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Nevados Casiri (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) ESE of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NE of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) E of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNE of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua) (pop: 7,050) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) E of Moquegua (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) ENE of Ilo (Moquegua) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
960 km (596 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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