1996 Nazca earthquake

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The 1996 Nazca earthquake occurred on November 12 at 16:59 UTC (11:59 local time).wikipedia
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Nazca

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The earthquake was located offshore near Nazca, Peru.
On November 12, 1996, at 11:59 a.m. local time (16:59 GMT) there was an earthquake of magnitude 7.5 with its epicenter at 7.7 km into the sea.

1942 Peru earthquake

1942-08-24An earthquake in PeruAyacucho Region
This earthquake may have ruptured part of the rupture zone of the earthquake of August 24, 1942.
Much of the rupture zone of the 1942 earthquake overlapped with that of the 1996 Nazca earthquake.

Peru

PerúRepublic of PeruPeruvian
The earthquake was located offshore near Nazca, Peru.

Callao

Callao, PeruEl CallaoConstitutional Province of Callao
The recorded peak-to-trough heights of the tsunami were 25 cm in Callao, Peru and 35 cm in Arica, Chile.

Arica

Arica, ChileArica BendGM Chile Arica Plant
The recorded peak-to-trough heights of the tsunami were 25 cm in Callao, Peru and 35 cm in Arica, Chile.

Chile

Republic of ChileChileanCHI
The recorded peak-to-trough heights of the tsunami were 25 cm in Callao, Peru and 35 cm in Arica, Chile.

Nazca Plate

NazcaNazca platesNazca tectonic plate
In this area, the Nazca Plate is subducting beneath the South American Plate.

South American Plate

South America PlateSouth AmericanSouth America
In this area, the Nazca Plate is subducting beneath the South American Plate.

Nazca Ridge

Nazca
This earthquake occurred at the plate interface and is associated with the subduction of the 1.5 km high Nazca Ridge beneath the South American plate.