Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 2.3 km south of La Banda, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, on Sunday, September 07, 2014 10:11:45
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 66 km depth
7 Sep 17:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 58 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Sep 2014 15:11:45 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, September 07, 2014 10:11:45
Depth: 65.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.6882°S / 75.1945°W (Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) S of La Banda (pop: 66) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) S of Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) N of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) N of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Santiago (Ica) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) SE of Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (220 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||66 km||17km S of Palpa, Peru||USGS|
|M 4.8||60 km||NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU||EMSC|
|M 4.6||61 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
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