Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Region de Arica y Parinacota, 62 km northeast of Tacna, Peru, on Saturday, 13 Mar 2021 11:45 pm (GMT -5) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Region de Arica y Parinacota, 62 km northeast of Tacna, Peru, on Saturday, 13 Mar 2021 11:45 pm (GMT -5)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.2 at 10 km depth

14 Mar 05:12 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 27 minutes.
Update Sun, 14 Mar 2021, 05:21
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 62 km northeast of Tacna, Peru
4.2 quake 13 Mar 11:45 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 13 Mar 11:45 pm (GMT -5)
Just 35 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Tacna, Provincia de Tacna, Peru. The tremor was recorded late at night on Saturday 13 March 2021 at 11:45 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Toquela (pop. 51) located 14 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Chipispaya (pop. 1,900) located 47 km from the epicenter, Chuquitira (pop. 4,200) 48 km away, Quilahuani (pop. 3,200) 61 km away, and Tacna (pop. 280,100) 62 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 14 Mar 2021 04:45:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 13 mars 2021 23:45 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.6548°S / 69.8054°W (Region de Arica y Parinacota, Pérou)
Volcan le plus près: Tacora (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km E de Toquela (pop: 51) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km SE de Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
47 km ESE de Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
48 km SSE de Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
61 km SE de Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
62 km NE de Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
65 km ESE de Totoral (pop: 1,980) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
79 km ESE de Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
105 km NNE de Arica (Arica y Parinacota, Chili) (pop: 186,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
996 km SE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -3.3°C (26 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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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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.
Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.210 km21 Km NE of Palca, Peru, ChileUSGS
4.210 kmSOUTHERN PERUEMSC
4.37.8 km52 Km Al NO De Visviri, PeruGUG (U. Chile)

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