Magnitude 4.3 earthquake strikes near Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru
mar., 20 avril 2021, 00:3400:34 AM | AUTEUR : EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Peru near Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, only 16 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Monday 19 April 2021 at 7:17 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 37 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.
4.3 quake 19 Apr 7:17 pm (GMT -5)
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 San Juan de Marcona (pop. 12,800) located 29 km from the epicenter.
Other 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 44 km from the epicenter, and Nazca (pop. 23,600) 88 km away.
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Date & time: 19 Apr 7:17 pm (GMT -5) local time (20 Apr 2021 00:17 GMT)
Profondeur: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.49°S / 75.4°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Primary data source: EMSC