Trujillo / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 10.8 km south of Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion, La Libertad, Peru, on Friday, 23 April 2021 at 16:58 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 13 km depth
23 Apr 17:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.89°S / 78.03°W (Sanchez Carrion, La Libertad, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Huangasparate (pop: 207) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Huamachuco (Sanchez Carrión) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Quiruvilca (Santiago de Chuco) (pop: 9,230) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of Cajabamba (Cajamarca) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Santiago de Chuco (pop: 6,760) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Otuzco (pop: 10,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Cajamarca (pop: 135,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NE of Viru (Virú) (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ENE of Trujillo (pop: 747,500) --> See nearby quakes!
475 km (295 mi) NNW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.