Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 42 Km Al NO De Putre. on Sat, 20 Oct 2012 21:25 (America/Lima)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 165 km depth
21 Oct 06:13 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 20 Oct 2012 21:25 (America/Lima)
Depth: 165.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.903°S / 69.816°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Tacora (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Vilavilani (Provincia de Tacna) (pop: 321)
39 km (25 mi) E of Calana (Tacna) (pop: 875)
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Tacna (pop: 280,100)
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Tarata (pop: 3,050)
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Chuquitira (Tarata) (pop: 4,220)
81 km (51 mi) NE of Arica (Chile) (pop: 186,000)
91 km (57 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490)
1012 km (629 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.8||165 km||42 km al NO de Putre.||GUG (U. Chile)|
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