Leve terremoto magnitud 4.8 - Near the Coast of Southern Peru, miércoles, 25 abr. 1979

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.8 - Near the Coast of Southern Peru, miércoles, 25 abr. 1979

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 69 km depth

Fecha & hora: 25 Apr 1979 20:55:18 UTC
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 69.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 16.056°S / 73.418°W (Perú)
Volcán mas cercano: Sara Sara (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km al NE de Atico (pop: 199) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
98 km al NO de Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
120 km al SSE de Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
135 km al ONO de El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
184 km al NO de Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
198 km al O de Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
204 km al O de Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
204 km al ESE de Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
212 km al SE de Provincia de Nazca (Nazca) (pop: 23,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
592 km al SE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.869 kmnear the coast of southern PeruUSGS
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