Magnitude 7.5 - NORTHERN PERU
2005 September 26 01:55:39 UTC
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|Depth||127.4 km (79.2 miles)|
75 km (45 miles) NE of Moyobamba, Peru
170 km (105 miles) ENE of Chachapoyas, Peru
645 km (400 miles) SSE of QUITO, Ecuador
715 km (445 miles) N of LIMA, Peru
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.5 km (2.8 miles); depth +/- 5 km (3.1 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=280, Nph=280, Dmin=699.4 km, Rmss=0.91 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
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Five people killed, at least 60 injured, about 70 percent of the houses destroyed and at least 200 buildings damaged at Lamas. Damage to buildings at Chachapoyas, Moyobamba and Tarapota. Felt (IV) at Cajamarca, Lima and Trujillo; (III) at Manta. Felt (VI) at Cuenca and Loja, (III) at Quito, Ecuador and (II) at Bogota, Colombia. Felt throughout Peru and Ecuador. Also felt in Amazonas and Rondonia, Brazil.
Scientific & Technical Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver