Moderate magnitude 4.5 quake hits 35 km northwest of Camana, Peru in the morning
Sat, 24 Apr 2021, 15:4315:43 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 14 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Camana, Provincia de Camaná, Arequipa, Peru. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 10:28 am local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 57 km below the surface.
4.5 quake 24 Apr 10:28 am (GMT -5)
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Pedregal (pop. 14) located 15 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Camana (pop. 16,400) located 35 km from the epicenter, La Punta (pop. 260) 40 km away, El Pedregal (pop. 20,100) 83 km away, Santa Rita de Siguas (pop. 4,000) 95 km away, and Lluta (pop. 6,000) 112 km away.
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Date & time: 24 Apr 10:28 am (GMT -5) local time (24 Apr 2021 15:28 GMT)
Depth: 57.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.43°S / 72.97°W (Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru)
Primary data source: EMSC
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