Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Provincia de Tarata, 77 km northeast of Tacna, Peru, on 25 Apr 7:56 am (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Provincia de Tarata, 77 km northeast of Tacna, Peru, on 25 Apr 7:56 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Apr 13:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Update Sun, 25 Apr 2021, 13:18
Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Tacna, Provincia de Tacna, Peru
4.3 quake 25 Apr 7:56 am (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 25 Apr 7:56 am (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Tacna, Provincia de Tacna, Peru, was reported only 22 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Sunday 25 April 2021 at 7:56 am 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
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 Ticaco (pop. 740) located 15 km from the epicenter, Chuquitira (pop. 4,200) 19 km away, Chipispaya (pop. 1,900) 34 km away, and Quilahuani (pop. 3,200) 38 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ilabaya (pop. 9,500) located 64 km from the epicenter, and Tacna (pop. 280,100) 77 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 25 Apr 2021 12:56:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 25 Apr 7:56 am (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.404°S / 69.9127°W (Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Nevados Casiri (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) ENE of Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SE of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ENE of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) E of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNE of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) E of San Antonio (Moquegua) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) ESE of Moquegua (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NNE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota, Chile) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
970 km (603 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 2.7°C (37 F), humidity: 12%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from W
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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
4.310 km14 Km ENE of Tarata, PeruUSGS
4.310 kmSOUTHERN PERUEMSC

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