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Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 86 km north of Tacna, Peru, on 24 Jul 5:31 pm (GMT -5)

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 86 km north of Tacna, Peru, on 24 Jul 5:31 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 86 km north of Tacna, Peru, on 24 Jul 5:31 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 16 km depth

24 Jul 22:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 24, 2021 22:31:07 UTC
Local time at epicenter24 Jul 5:31 pm (GMT -5)
Depth16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.29°S / 69.98°W (Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru)
Antipode17.29°N / 110.02°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoYucamane (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) E of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Sitajara (pop: 451) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Tarata (pop: 3,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) E of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) NE of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) ENE of Totoral (pop: 1,980) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) ENE of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) NNE of Tacna (pop: 280,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua) (pop: 7,050) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
957 km (594 mi) SE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Seismic station: Chacalluta (AP01/C1 network) | Distance from quake: 126 km / 78 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Chacalluta: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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