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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 - South Pacific Ocean, 99 km W of Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru, 28 Jul 7:32 pm (GMT -5) -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 - South Pacific Ocean, 99 km W of Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru, 28 Jul 7:32 pm (GMT -5) Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 - South Pacific Ocean, 99 km W of Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru, 28 Jul 7:32 pm (GMT -5)

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 a 28 km de profundidad

29 Jul 00:39 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
29 Jul 00:39: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 4.7 km (2.9 mi) al NE.
29 Jul 06:48: Magnitud recalculada de 5.5 a 5.8.
29 Jul 08:08: Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 28.0 km (de 6.2 a 17.4 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5.5 km (3.4 mi) al NO.
Update Thu, 29 Jul 2021, 00:51

Significant magnitude 5.5 earthquake 96 km west of Trujillo, Peru

5.5 quake 28 Jul 7:32 pm (GMT -5)
5.5 quake 28 Jul 7:32 pm (GMT -5)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 5.5 quake in Peru near Trujillo, Provincia de Trujillo, La Libertad, only 19 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Wednesday 28 July 2021 at 7:32 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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.
A second report was later issued by the United States Geological Survey, which listed it as a magnitude 5.7 earthquake. Other agencies reporting the same quake include France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) at magnitude 5.3, and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 5.7.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Nazareno (pop. 240) located 76 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Santiago de Cao (pop. 22,000) located 79 km from the epicenter, Paijan (pop. 21,100) 87 km away, Chocope (pop. 32,400) 90 km away, Chicama (pop. 14,900) 94 km away, Trujillo (pop. 747,500) 96 km away, Moche (pop. 22,600) 97 km away, Pacasmayo (pop. 29,200) 102 km away, and Chepén (pop. 42,000) 126 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora29 Jul 2021 00:32:15 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentro28 Jul 7:32 pm (GMT -5)
StatusConfirmado
Magnitud5.8
Prof.28.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud8.22°S / 79.92°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Perú)
Antipode8.22°N / 100.08°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor débil
Sentido10 informes
Fuente primaria de datosGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Lugares cercanos77 km al OSO de Nazareno (Ascope) (pop: 242) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
80 km al OSO de Santiago de Cao (Ascope) (pop: 22,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
87 km al SO de Paijan (Ascope) (pop: 21,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
90 km al OSO de Chocope (Ascope) (pop: 32,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
99 km al O de Trujillo (pop: 747,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
99 km al SSO de Pacasmayo (pop: 29,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
99 km al SSO de San Pedro de Lloc (Provincia de Pacasmayo) (pop: 16,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
161 km al S de Chiclayo (pop: 577,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
196 km al SO de Cajamarca (pop: 135,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
530 km al NO de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 18.6°C (66 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from SSE
Energía sísmica estimada liberada3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 GWh, equivalente a 7558 toneladas de TNT o 0.5 bombas atomicas!) | about seismic energy
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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.
RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
5.828 kmNear Coast of Northern PeruGFZ
5.810 kmNEAR COAST OF NORTHERN PERUEMSC
5.410 kmPeru: Near TrujilloRENASS
5.823 km84 Km WSW of Santiago De Cao, PeruUSGS
5.847 kmNear Coast of Northern PeruGeoAu

Seismograms

Seismic station: Nana, Peru (NNA/II network) | Distance from quake: 538 km / 334 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Nana, Peru: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (10)

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Reque, Provincia de Chiclayo (154.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : La sofa en el que me encontraba acostado se balanceo levemente. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Trujillo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : First time ever! | One user found this interesting.  
Cajamarca (193.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short (reported through our app)
Huanchaco / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : 3 tremblements  
santa rosa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Patricia Muro Chiclayo / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Sentí el movimiento como si tuviera un mareó  
Trujillo (97.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Trujillo (96.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
santa rosa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Chiclayo (160.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s

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Réplicas registradas, las más recientes primero (3 en total)

Fecha y horaMag
Prof.
UbicaciónDetalles
22 ago 2021 15:34
hace 1 año 5 semanas
4.6

40 km
Océano Pacífico Sur, 92 km SO de Santiago de Cao, Ascope, La Libertad, PerúMás
29 jul 2021 00:54
hace 1 año 9 semanas - felt
4.6

46 km
Océano Pacífico Sur, 100 km SO de Chocope, Ascope, La Libertad, PerúMás
29 jul 2021 00:46
hace 1 año 9 semanas
4.8

39 km
Océano Pacífico Sur, 98 km SO de Chocope, Ascope, La Libertad, PerúMás

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