Magnitude 6.3 - NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU

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2012 January 30 05:11:00 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.3
Date-Time
Location14.179°S, 75.644°W
Depth39.2 km (24.4 miles)
RegionNEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU
Distances15 km (9 miles) SE of Ica, Peru
96 km (59 miles) SSE of Chincha Alta, Peru
172 km (106 miles) WNW of Puquio, Peru
280 km (173 miles) SSE of LIMA, Peru
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 15.2 km (9.4 miles); depth +/- 10.5 km (6.5 miles)
ParametersNST=365, Nph=365, Dmin=275 km, Rmss=0.75 sec, Gp= 68°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0007tml
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At least 145 people injured and 277 houses and other buildings damaged near Ica.

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