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Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 71 km north of Arequipa, Peru, on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 19:07 GMT -

Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 71 km north of Arequipa, Peru, on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 19:07 GMT Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 71 km north of Arequipa, Peru, on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 19:07 GMT

Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 12 km depth

17 Apr 19:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 17, 2021 19:07:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.7
Depth12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.78°S / 71.7°W (Provincia de Caylloma, Arequipa, Peru)
Antipode15.78°N / 108.3°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoSabancaya (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (5 mi) W of Pujulli (pop: 42) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Chivay (pop: 4,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) W of Huarancante (pop: 4,640) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) NW of Pucara (pop: 4,340) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) NNW of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (46 mi) NNW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) NNW of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
710 km (441 mi) SE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.712 kmSOUTHERN PERUEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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near Chivay, Provincia de Caylloma, Arequipa (4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 20-30 s
Arequipa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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