Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 46 km south of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 14:21:44
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 98 km depth
16 Apr 20:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2014 19:21:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 14:21:44
Depth: 98.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.6004°S / 73.7654°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Atico (pop: 199) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) S of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) WNW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) W of El Triunfo ( El Cruce) (pop: 6,390) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
617 km (383 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.4||57 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
|M 4.3||60 km||NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|M 4.3||98 km||112km W of Camana, Peru||USGS|
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