Terremoto leve magnitud 4.5 at 51 km depth
17 Jul 07:02 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 18 minutos.
17 Jul 13:06: Magnitud recalculada de 4.2 a 4.5. Profundidad recalculada de 46.0 a 51.0 km (de 29 a 32 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 17 km (10.5 mi) al ESE.
Update Sat, 17 Jul 2021, 07:06Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 25 km northwest of Piura, Peru
4.2 quake 25 km west of Piura, Peru, 17 Jul 1:44 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 21 minutes ago 25 km northwest of Piura, Peru, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 46 km beneath the epicenter near Piura, Provincia de Piura, Peru, early morning on Saturday 17 July 2021 at 1:44 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Martin (pop. 130,000) located 21 km from the epicenter, Catacaos (pop. 57,300) 24 km away, Piura (pop. 325,500) 25 km away, Paita (pop. 56,200) 30 km away, Sullana (pop. 160,800) 31 km away, Marcavelica (pop. 25,600) 32 km away, La Union (pop. 34,800) 33 km away, Querecotillo (pop. 25,400) 40 km away, and Sechura (pop. 23,000) 48 km away.
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