Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 27 km south of Atiquipa, Peru, on 16/05/2014 01:40:17
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 54 km depth
Date & time: 16 May 2014 06:40:17 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 16/05/2014 01:40:17
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.04°S / 74.4°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) S of Atiquipa (pop: 137) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SSW of Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) S of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SSE of Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
527 km (328 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||54 km||Peru||IGP|
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