Terremoto forte mag. 5.3 - 21 km a nord da Tocache, Region de San Martin, Perù, sabato, 4 dic 2021 06:40 (GMT -5) -

Terremoto forte mag. 5.3 - 21 km a nord da Tocache, Region de San Martin, Perù, sabato,  4 dic 2021 06:40 (GMT -5) Terremoto forte mag. 5.3 - 21 km a nord da Tocache, Region de San Martin, Perù, sabato,  4 dic 2021 06:40 (GMT -5)

Terremoto forte magnitudine 5.3 a 10 km di profondità

4 Dec 11:44 UTC: Primo a segnalare: IGEPN dopo 3 minuti.
Update Sat, 4 Dec 2021, 11:48
Significant magnitude 5.3 quake hits 21 km north of Tocache, Peru early morning
5.3 quake 4 Dec 6:40 am (GMT -5)
5.3 quake 4 Dec 6:40 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred only 7 minutes ago 21 km north of Tocache, Peru, the Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Tocache, Region de San Martin, Peru, early morning on Saturday, December 4th, 2021, at 6:40 am local time. 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.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Polvora (pop. 780) located 20 km from the epicenter, Tocache (pop. 29,000) 21 km away, and Uchiza (pop. 17,700) 51 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Huicungo (pop. 6,800) located 81 km from the epicenter, Juanjui (pop. 37,700) 94 km away, and Bellavista (pop. 15,200) 105 km away.
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Earthquake data

Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora4 Dec 2021 11:40:58 UTC -
Ora locale all'epicentrosabato, 4 dic 2021 06:40 (GMT -5)
StatusConfermato
Magnitudine5.3
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine8°S / 76.52°W (Tocache, Region de San Martin, Perù)
Antipode8°N / 103.48°E
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento moderato vicino all'epicentro
Sentito1 rapporto
Fonte dati primariaIGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Luoghi vicini20 km ESE da Polvora (San Martín) (pop: 776) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
21 km N da Tocache (San Martín) (pop: 29,000) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
51 km N da Uchiza (Provincia de Tocache, San Martín) (pop: 17,700) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
81 km SSE da Huicungo (Mariscal Cáceres, San Martín) (pop: 6,760) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
94 km SSE da Juanjui (Mariscal Cáceres, San Martín) (pop: 37,700) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
105 km S da Bellavista (San Martín) (pop: 15,200) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
155 km NNO da Tingo Maria (Huanuco) (pop: 53,200) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
169 km S da La Banda (San Martín) (pop: 24,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
203 km NNE da Huaraz (Ancash) (pop: 86,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
453 km N da Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Meteo all'epicentro al momento del sismoOvercast Clouds 17.9°C (64 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts) from SSW
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 GWh, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.Prof.UbicazioneFonte
5.310 kmCentral Peru, A 20.54 Km De Tocache NuevoIGEPN

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