Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 94km WSW of Paita, Peru on Monday, 12 August 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - South Pacific Ocean, 90 km a ovest da Paita, Regione di Piura, Perù, lunedì, 12 agosto 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - South Pacific Ocean, 90 km a ovest da Paita, Regione di Piura, Perù, lunedì, 12 agosto 2013

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Aug 10:10 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 21 minuti.
Data & ora: 12 Aug 2013 09:49:32 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Monday, August 12, 2013 04:49:32
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 5.3837°S / 81.8731°W (South Pacific Ocean, Perù)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km OSO da Paita (pop: 56,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
112 km SO da Talara (pop: 99,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
118 km O da Sechura (pop: 23,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
125 km O da La Union (Piura) (pop: 34,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
132 km O da Catacaos (pop: 57,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
135 km O da San Martin (pop: 130,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
139 km O da Piura (pop: 325,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
142 km OSO da Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
273 km NO da Chiclayo (pop: 577,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
912 km NO da Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.216 kmNear Coast of Northern PeruGFZ
M 6.210 km NEAR COAST OF NORTHERN PERUEMSC
M 6.110 km90km WSW of Paita, PeruUSGS
M 6.110 kmSW of Paita, PeruGeoAu
M 5.817 kmIV Paita II III Talara Sullana (Peru)IGP

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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
brooklyn ny / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 90 km west of Paita, Piura, Peru, Monday, August 12, 2013 04:49:32

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 90 km west of Paita, Piura, Peru, on Monday, August 12, 2013 04:49:32
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