Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 40 km depth

14 Oct 03:27 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.
14 Oct 03:44: Now using data updates from EMSC
14 Oct 07:06: Epicenter location corrected by 6.5 km (4 mi) towards W.
Date & time: Oct 14, 2021 03:22:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.24°S / 73.06°W (Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru)
Antipode: 16.24°N / 106.94°E
Nearest volcano: El Misti (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NE of Huantay (pop: 94) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NE of La Planchada (pop: 516) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Ispacas (pop: 820) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WNW of Santa Rita de Siguas (pop: 4,010) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WSW of Lluta (Caylloma) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
633 km (393 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 11.1°C (52 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.546 km32 Km S of Urasqui, PeruUSGS
4.610 kmNear Coast of PeruUSP

User reports for this quake (5)

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africa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 30-60 s : I was taking a poo while it happened. My toilet shook, and the water plopped on me.  
Sachaca, Arequipa, Peru / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke up to shaking of building. Not too strong but enough to know it was an earthquake  
Arequipa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Light shaking. Lasted around 5-10 sec.  
Arequipa, Cerro Colorado, Veracruz (160.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
arequipa, peru (163 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : On 4th floor apartment sitting on bed, I felt a very short vibration for about 3 seconds.  
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