Sismo leggero mag. 4.2 - 5.6 km a nord est da Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Regione di Ica, Perù, giovedì, 04 marzo 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.2 - 5.6 km a nord est da Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Regione di Ica, Perù, giovedì, 04 marzo 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.2 at 44 km depth

4 Mar 21:44 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 13 minuti.
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:

Data & ora: 4 Mar 2021 21:31:07 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: giovedì, 4 mar 2021 16:31 (GMT -5)
Magnitudine: 4.2
Profondità: 44.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 15.18°S / 75.07°W (Provincia de Nazca, Regione di Ica, Perù)
Vulcano più vicino: Sara Sara (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km NE da Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
23 km NNE da San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
41 km SSO da Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
73 km S da Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> Vedi sismi vicini
143 km SSE da Ica (pop: 246,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
204 km SE da Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
205 km SE da San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
228 km SSE da Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
248 km SO da Andahuaylas (Apurímac) (pop: 17,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
408 km SSE da Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 22°C (72 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SSE
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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