Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 79 km west of Minas de Marcona, Peru, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 10:21 am (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 79 km west of Minas de Marcona, Peru, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 10:21 am (GMT -5)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.6 at 43 km depth

22 Feb 15:27 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 6 minutes.
Update Mon, 22 Feb 2021, 15:33
Moderate magnitude 4.6 quake hits 79 km southwest of Minas de Marcona, Peru in the morning
4.6 quake 22 Feb 10:21 am (GMT -5)
4.6 quake 22 Feb 10:21 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred only 12 minutes ago 79 km southwest of Minas de Marcona, Peru, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 43 km beneath the epicenter near Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, in the morning on Monday 22 February 2021 at 10:21 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 Miramar (pop. 31) located 70 km from the epicenter, San Juan de Marcona (pop. 12,800) 72 km away, Minas de Marcona (pop. 15,500) 79 km away, and Nazca (pop. 23,600) 112 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 22 Feb 2021 15:21:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 22 févr. 2021 10:21 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.6
Profondeur: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.36°S / 75.83°W (South Pacific Ocean, Pérou)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km OSO de Miramar (pop: 31) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
72 km O de San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
79 km OSO de Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
112 km OSO de Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
144 km S de Ica (pop: 246,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
188 km SSE de Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
191 km S de San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
219 km S de Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
300 km SO de Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
391 km SSE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 21.6°C (71 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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