Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Southern Peru, martes, 11 may. 1948

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Southern Peru, martes, 11 may. 1948

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 59 km depth

Fecha & hora: 11 May 1948 08:55:47 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.6
Profundidad: 58.7 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17,227°S / 70,252°W (Perú)
Volcán mas cercano: Yucamane (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km al ENE de Yarabamba (Tacna) (pop: 206)
14 km al ENE de Cairani (Tacna) (pop: 604)
35 km al NE de Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna) (pop: 9,490)
65 km al ESE de Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua) (pop: 7,050)
73 km al E de Moquegua (Departamento de Moquegua) (pop: 54,500)
88 km al N de Tacna (pop: 280,100)
435 km al W de Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
929 km al SE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.659 kmsouthern PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.6 terremoto: Southern Peru Tue, 11 May 08h55

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.6 - Southern Peru, martes, 11 may. 1948
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    | Details
  • 04 dic 1934 17:24
    | 6.5 |
    35km / 22mi
    hace 86 años
    230km / 143mi
    | Tarapaca, Chile

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