Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Provincia de San Ignacio, 61 km NNW of Jaén, Cajamarca, Peru, 21 Jul 10:07 am (GMT -5) -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 - Provincia de San Ignacio, 61 km NNW of Jaén, Cajamarca, Peru, 21 Jul 10:07 am (GMT -5)

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.0 at 10 km depth

21 Jul 15:17 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 10 minutos.
Update Wed, 21 Jul 2021, 15:24
Significant magnitude 5.0 quake hits 61 km northwest of Jaén, Peru in the morning
5.0 quake 21 Jul 10:07 am (GMT -5)
5.0 quake 21 Jul 10:07 am (GMT -5)
Just 17 minutes ago, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Jaén, Cajamarca, Peru. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Wednesday 21 July 2021 at 10:07 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.0 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should have been widely felt by almost everyone in the area of the epicenter. It might have caused light to moderate damage.
Moderate shaking probably occurred in Los Cuyes (pop. 120) located 6 km from the epicenter.
In San Ignacio (pop. 7,900) located 9 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Huancabamba (pop. 8,600) located 59 km from the epicenter, Jaén (pop. 52,500) 61 km away, La Peca (pop. 27,000) 73 km away, Cajaruro (pop. 7,300) 83 km away, and Bagua Grande (pop. 20,400) 84 km away.
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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 21 Jul 2021 15:07:33 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 21 Jul 10:07 am (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 5
Prof.: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 5.17°S / 78.92°W (Provincia de San Ignacio, Cajamarca, Perú)
Antipode: 5.17°N / 101.08°E
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km al NNE de Los Cuyes (pop: 123) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al E de Huancabamba (Piura) (pop: 8,550) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al NNO de Jaén (pop: 52,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al NO de La Peca (Bagua, Amazonas) (pop: 27,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
84 km al NO de Bagua Grande (Utcubamba, Amazonas) (pop: 20,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
138 km al E de Chulucanas (Piura) (pop: 68,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
205 km al NNE de Chiclayo (Lambayeque) (pop: 577,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
227 km al NNO de Cajamarca (pop: 135,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
227 km al NNO de Cajamarca (pop: 135,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
792 km al NNO de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 23.3°C (74 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNE
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 MWh, equivalente a 477 toneladas de TNT) Más 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.
5.010 kmNorthern PeruGFZ
5.43 kmNorthern Peru, A 89.86km De CariamangaIGEPN
5.135 kmNorthern PeruGeoAu
4.939 km8 Km S of San Ignacio, PeruUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Macara, Provincia de Loja (143.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Pucallpa (598.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Cuenca (253.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
cajamarca / not felt
Cuenca, Ecuador (253.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
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