Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Provincia de La Union, 67 km northwest of Orcopampa, Peru, on 14 Jun 7:47 pm (GMT -5) -
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 65 km depth
15 Jun 00:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
15 Jun 01:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 113.0 to 81.0 km (from 70 to 50 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.5 km (3.4 mi) towards SE.
15 Jun 01:06: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 81.0 to 80.0 km (from 50 to 50 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.5 km (4.1 mi) towards E.
15 Jun 07:32: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.0 to 65.0 km (from 50 to 40 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 13 km (8.3 mi) towards WNW.
Update Tue, 15 Jun 2021, 01:03Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.4 just reported 66 km northwest of Orcopampa, Peru
4.4 quake 14 Jun 7:47 pm (GMT -5)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in Peru near Orcopampa, Provincia de Castilla, Arequipa, only 15 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Monday 14 June 2021 at 7:47 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 113 km. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pettcce (pop. 210) located 41 km from the epicenter, and Orcopampa (pop. 5,600) 66 km away.
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Date & time: 15 Jun 2021 00:47:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter:
14 Jun 7:47 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.73°S / 72.63°W
(Provincia de La Union
Nearest volcano: Andahua-Orcopampa
(82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:40 km (25 mi) NNE of Pettcce
(pop: 207) --> See nearby quakes!45 km (28 mi) SE of Mollebamba (Apurímac)
(pop: 560) --> See nearby quakes!48 km (30 mi) NNE of Huaynacotas
(pop: 849) --> See nearby quakes!52 km (32 mi) SE of Huaquirca (Apurímac)
(pop: 962) --> See nearby quakes!56 km (35 mi) S of Turpay (Apurímac)
(pop: 603) --> See nearby quakes!67 km (42 mi) NNW of Orcopampa (Castilla)
(pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!71 km (44 mi) SW of Llusco (Cusco)
(pop: 967) --> See nearby quakes!73 km (45 mi) S of Vilcabamba (Apurímac)
(pop: 991) --> See nearby quakes!220 km (136 mi) NNW of Arequipa
(pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!562 km (349 mi) ESE of Lima
(pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds -0.9°C
(30 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: EMSC
(European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011
joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.6||65 km||CENTRAL PERU||EMSC|
|unknown||n/a||Near Cuzco, Cusco, Peru||VolcanoDiscovery|
|4.6||81 km||34 Km NNE of Puyca, Peru||USGS|
|4.7||74 km||Central Peru||GFZ|
|4.6||82 km||Central Peru||USP|
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Sonesta hotel (151.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Horizontal shaking. Two episode. Separate by 10-15secondes. Duration: 5-10 secondes. I was in my bed doing nothing. Felt it and saw my water bottle moving the second time
Cusco (152 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Felt a swaying and curtains were swaying.
Sonesta hotel cusco / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Two episode, separate by 15 seconde each. Duration of 5 to 10 secondes. On my bed in the six floor of the hotel in central cuzco
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