Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho, 59 km east of Nazca, Ica, Peru, on Monday, 15 Mar 2021 12:39 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho, 59 km east of Nazca, Ica, Peru, on Monday, 15 Mar 2021 12:39 pm (GMT -5)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.2 at 61 km depth

15 Mar 17:47 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 8 minutes.
15 Mar 18:25: Profondeur recalculée de 93.0 à 60.0 km (de 58 à 37 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 37 km (23 mi) au ENE.
15 Mar 18:28: Profondeur recalculée de 60.0 à 58.0 km (de 37 à 36 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 12 km (7.4 mi) au E.
15 Mar 18:29: Profondeur recalculée de 58.0 à 61.0 km (de 36 à 38 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 2.4 km (1.5 mi) au WSW.
Update Mon, 15 Mar 2021, 17:51
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Nazca, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru
4.2 quake 24 km southeast of Nazca, Ica, Peru, 15 Mar 2021 12:39 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 24 km southeast of Nazca, Ica, Peru, 15 Mar 2021 12:39 pm (GMT -5)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Nazca, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru. The tremor was recorded around noon on Monday 15 March 2021 at 12:39 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 93 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include La Joya (pop. 82) located 12 km from the epicenter, Nazca (pop. 23,600) 24 km away, Minas de Marcona (pop. 15,500) 44 km away, San Juan de Marcona (pop. 12,800) 59 km away, and Palpa (pop. 5,900) 66 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 15 Mar 2021 17:39:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 15 mars 2021 12:39 (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.81°S / 74.39°W (Provincia de Lucanas, Région dAyacucho, Pérou)
Volcan le plus près: Sara Sara (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km OSO de Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
50 km O de Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km E de Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
70 km ONO de Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
89 km ENE de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
91 km ESE de Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
166 km ESE de Ica (pop: 246,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
185 km S de Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
185 km S de Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
420 km SE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 46%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from WSW
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.261 kmCENTRAL PERUEMSC
4.261 km25 Km SW of San Juan, PeruUSGS

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