Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 292 km west of Arequipa, Peru, on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 at 03:54 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 Mar 08:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Date & time: 18 Mar 2014 03:54:34 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.11°S / 74.17°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) SSW of Atico (pop: 199) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) WSW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) W of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) SSE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (166 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) WSW of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) WSW of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) WSW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
642 km (399 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||10 km||Off Coast of Peru||GFZ|
|M 4.3||10 km||4.3 OFF COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
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