Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Near the Coast of Central Peru on Saturday, 5 October 1974 at 17:57 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Near the Coast of Central Peru on Saturday, 5 October 1974 at 17:57 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 5 Oct 1974 17:57:59 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Profondeur: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.76°S / 76.639°W (Pérou)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km ONO de Paracas (pop: 1,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
47 km O de Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
54 km OSO de San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
67 km SO de Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
81 km SSO de San Vicente de Cañete (Provincia de Cañete) (pop: 25,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
84 km SSO de Nuevo Imperial (Provincia de Cañete) (pop: 32,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
84 km SSO de Imperial (Provincia de Cañete) (pop: 32,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
84 km SSO de Imperial (pop: 32,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
196 km SSE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
196 km SSE de Callao (pop: 813,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.733 kmnear the coast of central PeruUSGS
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