Moderate 4.6 quake hits near Juliaca, San Roman, Puno, Peru
Sun, 14 Mar 2021, 03:4103:41 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake near Juliaca, San Roman, Puno, Peru, was reported only 12 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate to considerable depth of 196 km beneath the epicenter late at night on Saturday 13 March 2021 at 10:21 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
4.6 quake 13 Mar 10:21 pm (GMT -5)
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Cupe (pop. 47) located 20 km from the epicenter, Juliaca (pop. 245,700) 28 km away, Santa Lucia (pop. 4,300) 32 km away, Atuncolla (pop. 12,700) 33 km away, Puno (pop. 116,600) 55 km away, Hacienda Huancane (pop. 7,800) 64 km away, Azangaro (pop. 13,300) 69 km away, and Ayaviri (pop. 19,300) 72 km away.
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Date & time: 13 Mar 2021 10:21 pm (GMT -5) local time (14 Mar 2021 03:21 GMT)
Depth: 196.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.5°S / 70.39°W (Provincia de Lampa, Puno, Peru)
Primary data source: GFZ
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