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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 69 km northeast of Tacna, Peru, on 31 May 6:15 am (GMT -5)

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 69 km northeast of Tacna, Peru, on 31 May 6:15 am (GMT -5) Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 69 km northeast of Tacna, Peru, on 31 May 6:15 am (GMT -5)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

31 May 12:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 33 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 31, 2021 11:15:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter31 May 6:15 am (GMT -5)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.46°S / 69.96°W (Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru)
Antipode17.46°N / 110.04°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoNevados Casiri (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) ENE of Tarata (pop: 3,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Sitajara (pop: 451) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) N of Caplina (pop: 211) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) E of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) E of Totoral (pop: 1,980) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) E of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Tacna (pop: 280,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
970 km (603 mi) SE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.610 km7 Km ENE of Tarata, PeruUSGS
4.410 kmPeru-Bolivia Border RegionUSP

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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