Magnitude 6.7 - NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU

2006 October 20 10:48:57 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.7
Date-Time
Location13.441°S, 76.577°W
Depth32.2 km (20.0 miles) set by location program
RegionNEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU
Distances65 km (40 miles) W of Chincha Alta, Peru
115 km (75 miles) WNW of Ica, Peru
155 km (95 miles) SSE of LIMA, Peru
225 km (140 miles) SW of Huancayo, Peru
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 6.3 km (3.9 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=214, Nph=214, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.94 sec, Gp= 68°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusubal
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred 50 km (30 miles) W of Chincha Alta, Peru and 155 km (95 miles) SSE of LIMA, Peru at 4:48 AM MDT, Oct 20, 2006 (5:48 AM local time in Peru). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.
  • Felt Reports

    Minor damage (IV) to some houses at Pisco. Felt (IV) at Chincha. Felt at Lima.

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