Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 25 km southwest of San Juan de Marcona, Peru, on Friday, 31 October 2014 at 16:17 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
31 Oct 17:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 53 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Oct 2014 16:17:20 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.47°S / 75.37°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) WSW of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SSE of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SSE of San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SSE of Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SSW of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (188 mi) S of Huancavelica (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 mi) SSE 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
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|M 4.6||10 km||4.6 NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU||EMSC|
|M 4.6||10 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
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