Terremoto leve mag. 4.5 - 9.8 km W of Piura, Peru, 17 Jul 1:44 am (GMT -5) -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.5 - 9.8 km W of Piura, Peru, 17 Jul 1:44 am (GMT -5)

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, 07:06
Moderate 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)
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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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 17 Jul 2021 06:44:37 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 17 Jul 1:44 am (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.5
Prof.: 51.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 5.21°S / 80.72°W (Piura, Piura, Perú)
Antipode: 5.21°N / 99.28°E
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km al OSO de San Martin (pop: 130,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
7 km al NNO de Catacaos (pop: 57,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
10 km al O de Piura (pop: 325,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
22 km al N de La Union (Piura) (pop: 34,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
34 km al S de Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
37 km al S de Marcavelica (Sullana) (pop: 25,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
40 km al NNE de Sechura (pop: 23,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
42 km al S de Querecotillo (Sullana) (pop: 25,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al ESE de Paita (pop: 56,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
862 km al NNO de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 18.9°C (66 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SE
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 MWh, equivalente a 84.8 toneladas de TNT) Más info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
4.551 kmNEAR COAST OF NORTHERN PERUEMSC
4.551 km6 Km WSW of San Martin, PeruUSGS

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