Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 80 km southwest of Atiquipa, Peru, on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 at 17:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 Mar 19:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 58 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Mar 2014 17:32:42 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.32°S / 74.87°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (49 mi) SW of Atiquipa (pop: 137) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SSE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) S of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) SW of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SSW of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) S of Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
530 km (329 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||10 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
|M 4.4||10 km||4.4 NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
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