Terremoto moderado mag. 4.3 - Provincia de Tarata, 77 km NNE of Tacna, Peru, Sunday, 25 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.3 - Provincia de Tarata, 77 km NNE of Tacna, Peru, Sunday, 25 Apr. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.3 at 10 km depth

25 Apr 13:12 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 16 minutos.
Update Sun, 25 Apr 2021, 13:18
Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Tacna, Provincia de Tacna, Peru
4.3 quake 25 Apr 7:56 am (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 25 Apr 7:56 am (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Tacna, Provincia de Tacna, Peru, was reported only 22 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Sunday 25 April 2021 at 7:56 am 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Ticaco (pop. 740) located 15 km from the epicenter, Chuquitira (pop. 4,200) 19 km away, Chipispaya (pop. 1,900) 34 km away, and Quilahuani (pop. 3,200) 38 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ilabaya (pop. 9,500) located 64 km from the epicenter, and Tacna (pop. 280,100) 77 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 25 Apr 2021 12:56:20 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 25 Apr 7:56 am (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.3
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 17.404°S / 69.9127°W (Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Perú)
Volcán mas cercano: Nevados Casiri (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km al ENE de Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
19 km al SE de Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
34 km al ENE de Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
38 km al ESE de Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
64 km al E de Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
77 km al NNE de Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
110 km al E de San Antonio (Moquegua) (pop: 15,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
111 km al ESE de Moquegua (pop: 54,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
126 km al NNE de Arica (Arica y Parinacota, Chile) (pop: 186,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
970 km al SE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 2.7°C (37 F), humidity: 12%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from W
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
4.310 km14 Km ENE of Tarata, PeruUSGS

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