Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km southwest of Atiquipa, Peru, on Monday, 19 May 2014 at 14:01 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 20 km depth
19 May 14:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 19 May 2014 14:01:03 UTC
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16°S / 74.83°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Atiquipa (pop: 137) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) S of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SSE of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) SSE of San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) SW of Abancay (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
500 km (311 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.4||10 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
|M 4.4||20 km||4.4 NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
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