Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 5.6 km northeast of Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 4:31 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 5.6 km northeast of Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 4:31 pm (GMT -5)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.2 at 44 km depth

4 Mar 21:44 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 13 minutes.
Update Thu, 4 Mar 2021, 21:51
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru
4.2 quake 4 Mar 4:31 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 4 Mar 4:31 pm (GMT -5)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Peru near Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, only 20 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the afternoon on Thursday 4 March 2021 at 4:31 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 44 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Minas de Marcona (pop. 15,500) located 6 km from the epicenter, San Juan de Marcona (pop. 12,800) 23 km away, Nazca (pop. 23,600) 41 km away, and Palpa (pop. 5,900) 73 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 4 Mar 2021 21:31:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 4 mars 2021 16:31 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.18°S / 75.07°W (Provincia de Nazca, Région dIca, Pérou)
Volcan le plus près: Sara Sara (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km NE de Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
23 km NNE de San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
41 km SSO de Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
73 km S de Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
143 km SSE de Ica (pop: 246,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
204 km SE de Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
205 km SE de San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
228 km SSE de Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
248 km SO de Andahuaylas (Apurímac) (pop: 17,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
408 km SSE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 22°C (72 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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