Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 60 km south of San Juan de Marcona, Peru, on Thursday, March 20, 2014 02:07:54
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 38 km depth
20 Mar 07:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 50 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Mar 2014 07:07:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, March 20, 2014 02:07:54
Depth: 37.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.87°S / 75.3579°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SSW of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SSE of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SSE of San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) SSE of Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) SW of Abancay (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
462 km (287 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.7||38 km||77km SSW of Minas de Marcona, Peru||USGS|
|M 4.5||34 km||NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU||EMSC|
|M 4.7||28 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
|M 4.6||14 km||Peru||IGP|
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