Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.6 - Near the Coast of Central Peru, jueves, 03 oct. 1974

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.6 - Near the Coast of Central Peru, jueves, 03 oct. 1974

Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 13 km depth

Fecha & hora: 3 Oct 1974 02:21:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.6
Profundidad: 13.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 12,265°S / 77,795°W (Perú)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km al WSW de Callao (pop: 813,300)
87 km al W de Santiago de Surco (Lima, Lima region) (pop: 251,600)
87 km al WSW de Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
93 km al WSW de Urb. Santo Domingo (Provincia de Lima, Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima) (pop: 5,000)
96 km al SW de Chancay (Huaral, Gobierno Regional de Lima) (pop: 27,000)
107 km al SW de Huaral (Lima region) (pop: 62,200)
123 km al WSW de Chosica (Lima, Lima region) (pop: 88,600)
130 km al S de Huacho (Huaura Province, Lima region) (pop: 54,500)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.613 kmnear the coast of central PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.6 terremoto: Near the Coast of Central Peru Thu, 3 Oct 14h21

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (51 quakes):
  • 28 ago 1976 21:50 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    59 km (36,7 mi) depth
    |
    183 km (113 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 ago 1976 14:31 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    60 km (37,3 mi) depth
    |
    239 km (149 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 jul 1976 05:49 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 jul 1976 20:20 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    232 km (144 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8684 km (5396 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8684 km (5396 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 23 may 1976 16:32 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    73 km (45,4 mi) depth
    |
    206 km (128 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 ene 1976 23:28 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 oct 1975 06:18 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    146 km (91 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 oct 1975 13:34 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 ago 1975 10:39 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    74 km (46 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 ago 1975 06:16 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8684 km (5396 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 05 jun 1975 03:32 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    240 km (149 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 may 1975 19:26 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    62 km (38,5 mi) depth
    |
    196 km (122 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 abr 1975 12:34 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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