Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 28 km northwest of Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on 24 Apr 10:28 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 28 km northwest of Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on 24 Apr 10:28 am (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 80 km depth

24 Apr 15:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
24 Apr 16:27: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 57.0 to 75.0 km (from 35 to 47 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 18 km (11 mi) towards SSW.
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24 Apr 21:14: Epicenter location corrected by 5.4 km (3.4 mi) towards ENE.
Update Sat, 24 Apr 2021, 15:42
Moderate magnitude 4.5 quake hits 35 km northwest of Camana, Peru in the morning
4.5 quake 24 Apr 10:28 am (GMT -5)
4.5 quake 24 Apr 10:28 am (GMT -5)
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.
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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Earthquake data

Date & time: Apr 24, 2021 15:28:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 24 Apr 10:28 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.51°S / 72.95°W (Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru)
Antipode: 16.51°N / 107.05°E
Nearest volcano: Coropuna (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Pedregal (pop: 14) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) ESE of La Planchada (pop: 516) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Santa Rita de Siguas (pop: 4,010) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WSW of Lluta (Caylloma) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WNW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) W of El Triunfo ( El Cruce) (pop: 6,390) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
663 km (412 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 20.2°C (68 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.380 kmNEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERUEMSC
4.375 km35 Km W of El Cardo, PeruUSGS
4.562 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
4.375 kmNear Coast of PeruUSP

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