Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Off the Coast of Central Peru on Thursday, 3 October 1974 at 19:10 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Off the Coast of Central Peru on Thursday, 3 October 1974 at 19:10 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 28 km depth

Date & time: 3 Oct 1974 19:10:00 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.5°S / 77.132°W (Pérou)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km SO de Puente Tabla (pop: 103) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
94 km OSO de San Vicente de Cañete (Provincia de Cañete) (pop: 25,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
98 km OSO de Imperial (Provincia de Cañete) (pop: 32,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
98 km OSO de Imperial (pop: 32,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
100 km OSO de Nuevo Imperial (Provincia de Cañete) (pop: 32,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
103 km ONO de Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
109 km O de Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
152 km S de Santiago de Surco (pop: 251,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
161 km S de Callao (pop: 813,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
162 km S de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.828 kmoff the coast of central PeruUSGS
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