Largest earthquakes in or near Nazca, Region Ica, Peru, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated Jun 30, 2022 06:36 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 8
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 7 and 8
  • 23 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 243 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
Since 1900, Nazca has had 2 quakes of magnitude 8.0 or above, 4 quakes between 7.0 and 8.0, 23 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, and 243 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 5.3 | 16 km S of Ica, Region Ica, Peru -

Strongest quake: Mag. 8.4 | 107 km W of Camana, Arequipa, Peru -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (272 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
22:07:33 (May 28, 2022 01:07 GMT)
5.3

76 km
275 km (171 mi)16 km south of Ica, Region Ica, Peru MoreMap
May 26, 2022 8:07 pm (GMT -5) (May 27, 2022 01:07 GMT)
5.5

39 km
267 km (166 mi)26 km south of Ica, Region Ica, Peru 11 reportsMoreMap
Jan 30, 2022 7:08 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 31, 2022 00:08 GMT)
5.0

77 km
72 km (45 mi)25 km west of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru MoreMap
Oct 29, 2021 2:55 pm (GMT -5) (Oct 29, 2021 19:55 GMT)
5.2

59 km
63 km (39 mi)15 km west of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru 2 reportsMoreMap
Aug 9, 2021 4:03 pm (GMT -5) (Aug 9, 2021 21:03 GMT)
5.0

20 km
281 km (175 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 69 km south of Ica, Region Ica, Peru 1 reportMoreMap
12 May 10:56 am (GMT -5) (May 12, 2021 15:56 GMT)
5.4

49 km
624 km (388 mi)14 km east of Ica, Region Ica, Peru 88 reportsMoreMap
25 Apr 6:50 pm (GMT -5) (Apr 25, 2021 23:50 GMT)
5.4

39 km
110 km (68 mi)Arequipa, 94 km southeast of Nazca, Region Ica, Peru 3 reportsMoreMap
Jan 20, 2021 6:09 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 20, 2021 23:09 GMT)
5.3

27 km
214 km (133 mi)52 km west of Nazca, Region Ica, Peru MoreMap
Jan 20, 2021 5:59 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 20, 2021 22:59 GMT)
5.4

26 km
217 km (135 mi)48 km west of Nazca, Region Ica, Peru 4 reportsMoreMap
Jan 20, 2021 5:27 pm (GMT -5) (Jan 20, 2021 22:27 GMT)
5.1

25 km
211 km (131 mi)47 km northwest of Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Region Ica, Peru 2 reportsMoreMap
Dec 27, 2020 2:11 am (GMT -5) (Dec 27, 2020 07:11 GMT)
6.0

41 km
114 km (71 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 117 km southeast of San Juan de Marcona, Peru 4 reportsMoreMap
28/10/2020 04:02:34 (Oct 28, 2020 09:02 GMT)
5.5

41 km
219 km (136 mi)87 km west of Minas de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Region Ica, Peru 1 reportMoreMap
Aug 6, 2020 22:18 GMT
5.3

45 km
155 km (96 mi)Arequipa, 61 km southeast of San Juan de Marcona, Peru MoreMap
Feb 13, 2020 04:31 GMT
5.0

58 km
117 km (73 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 52 km west of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru MoreMap
Dec 5, 2019 03:23 GMT
5.1

48 km
347 km (216 mi)28 km southeast of Chincha Alta, Region Ica, Peru 51 reportsMoreMap
Aug 8, 2019 04:39 GMT
5.1

10 km
273 km (170 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 83 km south of Ica, Region Ica, Peru 2 reportsMoreMap
Jul 14, 2019 10:41 GMT
5.1

10 km
172 km (107 mi)29 km west of Talavera, Andahuaylas, Region de Apurimac, Peru MoreMap
May 28, 2019 03:28 GMT
5.0

10 km
164 km (102 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 47 km southeast of San Juan de Marcona, Peru 10 reportsMoreMap
May 13, 2019 12:41 GMT
5.2

88 km
163 km (101 mi)31 km southeast of Huamanquiquia, Fajardo, Ayacucho, Peru 12 reportsMoreMap
May 8, 2019 13:47 GMT
5.7

26 km
164 km (102 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 47 km southeast of San Juan de Marcona, Peru 4 reportsMoreMap
Apr 11, 2019 15:50 GMT
5.0

10 km
366 km (227 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 22 km west of Pisco, Region Ica, Peru 12 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.8 x 1017 joules (1.1 x 105 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9 x 107 tons of TNT or 5653 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Nazca Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Nazca?

The last earthquake in Nazca occurred 11 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 16 km south of Ica, Region Ica, Peru, on 22:07:33.

How many quakes were there in Nazca since 1900?

Since 1900, Nazca, Region Ica, Peru had 272 quakes up to magnitude 8.4.

What was the strongest quake in Nazca since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Nazca since 1900 occurred 21 years ago: Major magnitude 8.4 earthquake - 107 km west of Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on Saturday, June 23, 2001 at 20:33 GMT.

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