Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - 307 Km Al NO De Arica, jueves, 07 jun. 2012

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - 307 Km Al NO De Arica, jueves, 07 jun. 2012

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 153 km depth

Fecha & hora: 7 Jun 2012 04:03:21 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Hora local al epicentro: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 11:03 (America/Lima)
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 153.3 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16,462°S / 72,306°W (Perú)
Volcán mas cercano: Cerro Nicholson (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km al SW de El Pedregal (pop: 20,100)
26 km al SE de Punta Colorada (pop: 249)
47 km al ENE de Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400)
59 km al SSW de Lluta (Caylloma) (pop: 6,000)
70 km al NNW de Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000)
71 km al WSW de Yura (Arequipa) (pop: 5,690)
83 km al W de Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
707 km al SE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Fuente primaria de datos: GUG (U. Chile)
Energía liberada estimada: 8,9 x 1013 joules (24,8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1,3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.1153 km307 km al NO de AricaGUG (U. Chile)
M 6.1110 kmV Chuquibamba; IV Caraveli; III-IV Arequipa (Peru)IGP
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: 307 Km Al NO De Arica Thu, 7 Jun 16h03

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 03 ago 2012 18:03 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    84 km (52,2 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - 307 Km Al NO De Arica, jueves, 07 jun. 2012
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