Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - 8.3 km south of Palca, Tacna, Peru, on Wed, 24 Oct 2012 05:40 (America/Lima)

Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - 8.3 km south of Palca, Tacna, Peru, on Wed, 24 Oct 2012 05:40 (America/Lima)

Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 116 km depth

24 Oct 11:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 24, 2012 10:40:42 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 05:40 (America/Lima)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 116.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.85°S / 69.96°W (Tacna, Tacna, Peru)
Antipode: 17.85°N / 110.04°E
Nearest volcano: Tacora (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Huanune Chico (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Catana (Tacna) (pop: 875) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ENE of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SE of Totoral (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
997 km (619 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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3.9116 km57 km al SO de VisviriGUG (U. Chile)

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