Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Huancayo, Provincia de Huancayo, Junin, Peru

Thu, 25 Nov 2021, 03:07
03:07 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.2 quake 24 Nov 9:54 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 24 Nov 9:54 pm (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Huancayo, Provincia de Huancayo, Junin, Peru, was reported only 11 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 106 km beneath the epicenter in the evening on Wednesday, November 24th, 2021, at 9:54 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Santo Domingo de Cachi (pop. 20) located 17 km from the epicenter, Chupaca (pop. 9,900) 25 km away, Sicaya (pop. 6,800) 26 km away, Pilcomayo (pop. 8,200) 29 km away, San Geronimo (pop. 8,800) 29 km away, Concepcion (pop. 11,300) 29 km away, Huancayo (pop. 376,700) 33 km away, Chilca (pop. 73,400) 33 km away, and Jauja (pop. 21,100) 36 km away.

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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: Nov 24, 2021 9:54 pm (GMT -5) local time (25 Nov 2021 02:54 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 106.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.1°S / 75.51°W (Provincia de Concepcion, Junin, Peru)
Primary data source: EMSC

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