Mayor terremoto magnitud 8.0 - Near the Coast of Central Peru, miércoles, 15 ago. 2007

Mayor terremoto magnitud 8.0 - Near the Coast of Central Peru, miércoles, 15 ago. 2007

Great magnitude 8.0 earthquake at 39 km depth

Fecha & hora: 15 Aug 2007 11:40:57 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 8.0
Profundidad: 39.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 13,386°S / 76,603°W (Perú)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km al SW de Arena Baja (Provincia de Cañete, Gobierno Regional de Lima) (pop: 595)
45 km al SW de Imperial (Provincia de Cañete, Gobierno Regional de Lima) (pop: 32,300)
51 km al W de Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100)
54 km al SSW de Quilmaná (Provincia de Cañete, Gobierno Regional de Lima) (pop: 6,440)
56 km al NW de Pisco (pop: 61,900)
81 km al S de Mala (Provincia de Cañete, Gobierno Regional de Lima) (pop: 17,300)
156 km al SSE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
158 km al SSE de Callao (pop: 813,300)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 6.3 x 1016 joules (17527 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.5 x 107 tons of TNT or 942.5 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 8.039 kmnear the coast of central PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 8.0 terremoto: Near the Coast of Central Peru Wed, 15 Aug 23h40

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (93 quakes):
  • 11 ago 2010 21:36 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    72,1 km (44,8 mi) depth
    |
    383 km (238 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8561 km (5320 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8561 km (5320 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 10 ago 2010 04:52 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    88,6 km (55,1 mi) depth
    |
    425 km (264 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 jul 2010 09:52 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    83,9 km (52,1 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 jul 2010 03:10 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    35 km (21,7 mi) depth
    |
    347 km (215 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 jul 2010 08:36 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    90,3 km (56,1 mi) depth
    |
    407 km (253 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 jun 2010 22:02 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    94 km (58,4 mi) depth
    |
    219 km (136 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 jun 2010 00:54 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    44 km (27,3 mi) depth
    |
    166 km (103 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 may 2010 08:48 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    101,4 km (63 mi) depth
    |
    414 km (257 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 may 2010 16:12 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    84,1 km (52,3 mi) depth
    |
    223 km (139 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 ene 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8561 km (5320 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 23 may 2010 22:46 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    101,4 km (63 mi) depth
    |
    251 km (156 mi) distance
    | USGS | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - Central Peru, domingo, 23 may. 2010
  • 22 may 2010 22:06 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    60 km (37,3 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 abr 2010 17:49 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    61,9 km (38,5 mi) depth
    |
    97 km (60 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 abr 2010 23:20 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    81,6 km (50,7 mi) depth
    |
    404 km (251 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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