Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 16 km south of Cerro de Arena, Peru, on Tuesday, 8 July 2014 at 17:46 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 66 km depth
8 Jul 20:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 23 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Jul 2014 17:46:46 UTC
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.46°S / 73.33°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) S of Cerro de Arena (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WNW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) W of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) W of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
633 km (393 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.6||66 km||4.6 NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|M 4.6||66 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
|M 4.5||37 km||Peru||IGP|
User reports for this quake
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