Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Near the Coast of Southern Peru mercoledì, 13 aprile 1988

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Near the Coast of Southern Peru mercoledì, 13 aprile 1988

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 16 km depth

Data & ora: 13 Apr 1988 12:39:31 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.2
Profondità: 16.1 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 17.256°S / 72.518°W (Perù)
Vulcano più vicino: Cerro Nicholson (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km SW da Islay (Matarani) (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 4,820)
59 km WSW da Mollendo (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 29,000)
73 km SSE da Camaná (Arequipa) (pop: 16,400)
78 km W da Punta de Bombón (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 6,340)
83 km WSW da Cocachacra (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 8,800)
96 km SSW da Santa Rita de Siguas (Arequipa) (pop: 4,010)
142 km SW da Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
756 km SE da Lima (Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima) (pop: 7,737,000)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [saperne di più]
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M 6.216 kmnear the coast of southern PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Near the Coast of Southern Peru 13 April 00:39 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 21 Apr 1988 08:48 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    52.3 km (32.5 mi) depth
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Apr 1988 02:50 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Apr 1988 09:03 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Apr 1988 06:22 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    36.7 km (22.8 mi) depth
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Wednesday, 13 April 1988 at 00:39 (GMT)
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