Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Near the Coast of Southern Peru, sábado, 23 jun. 2001

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Near the Coast of Southern Peru, sábado, 23 jun. 2001

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Fecha & hora: 23 Jun 2001 09:27:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17,181°S / 72,641°W (Perú)
Volcán mas cercano: Cerro Nicholson (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km al S de La Punta (Camaná, Arequipa) (pop: 264)
69 km al WSW de Mollendo (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 29,000)
90 km al W de Punta de Bombón (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 6,340)
94 km al W de Cocachacra (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 8,800)
96 km al SW de Santa Rita de Siguas (Arequipa) (pop: 4,010)
103 km al SSW de El Pedregal (Caylloma, Arequipa) (pop: 20,100)
146 km al SW de Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
741 km al SE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.133 kmnear the coast of southern PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: Near the Coast of Southern Peru Sat, 23 Jun 21h27

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes):
  • 07 ago 2001 08:39 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 jul 2001 22:42 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 jul 2001 11:06 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 jun 2001 21:35 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 jun 2001 17:37 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    38,8 km (24,1 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 jun 2001 14:32 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    30,3 km (18,8 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 jun 2001 06:01 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 jun 2001 04:02 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 jun 2001 02:11 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 jun 2001 02:01 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    32,5 km (20,2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 jun 2001 00:11 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    28,2 km (17,5 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 jun 2001 22:32 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 jun 2001 21:54 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 jun 2001 21:38 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Near the Coast of Southern Peru, sábado, 23 jun. 2001
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