Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - Near the Coast of Southern Peru, mercoledì, 21 marzo 1979

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.1 - Near the Coast of Southern Peru, mercoledì, 21 marzo 1979

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 58 km depth

Data & ora: 21 Mar 1979 02:52:34 UTC
Magnitudine: 5.1
Profondità: 58.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 16.795°S / 72.545°W (Perù)
Vulcano più vicino: Cerro Nicholson (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km SE da Los Cerrillos (pop: 46) --> Vedi sismi vicini
26 km SE da Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
61 km SO da El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
62 km ONO da Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
113 km OSO da Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
115 km OSO da Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
116 km OSO da Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
116 km OSO da Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
118 km OSO da Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
716 km SE da Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.158 kmnear the coast of southern PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Near the Coast of Southern Peru 21 March 1979 02:52 GMT

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Wednesday, 21 March 1979 at 02:52 (GMT)
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