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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 19 km north of Satipo, Junin, Peru, on Friday, Oct 22, 2021 at 1:06 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 19 km north of Satipo, Junin, Peru, on Friday, Oct 22, 2021 at 1:06 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 19 km north of Satipo, Junin, Peru, on Friday, Oct 22, 2021 at 1:06 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 134 km depth

22 Oct 18:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Update Fri, 22 Oct 2021, 18:21
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Satipo, Provincia de Satipo, Junin, Peru
4.2 quake 19 km north of Satipo, Junin, Peru, Oct 22, 2021 1:06 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 19 km north of Satipo, Junin, Peru, Oct 22, 2021 1:06 pm (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Satipo, Provincia de Satipo, Junin, Peru, was reported only 15 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 134 km beneath the epicenter around noon on Friday, October 22nd, 2021, at 1:06 pm 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Rio Chari Alto (pop. 830) located 1 km from the epicenter. In Satipo (pop. 15,500, 19 km away), Mazamari (pop. 6,800, 30 km away), Santa Rosa (pop. 18,100, 31 km away), Perené (pop. 6,800, 64 km away), and San Ramon (pop. 14,700, 77 km away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Oct 22, 2021 18:06:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Oct 22, 2021 at 1:06 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 134.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.08°S / 74.65°W (Provincia de Satipo, Junin, Peru)
Antipode: 11.08°N / 105.35°E
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NNE of Rio Chari Alto (pop: 828) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Satipo (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Mazamari (Satipo) (pop: 6,830) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SE of Santa Rosa (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Perené (Chanchamayo) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) E of San Ramon (Chanchamayo) (pop: 14,700) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) ENE of Tarma (Junín) (pop: 51,400) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NNE of Huancayo (Junín) (pop: 376,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNE of Chilca (Junín) (pop: 73,400) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) ENE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 32°C (90 F), humidity: 31%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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