Strong M6.5 earthquake hits northern Peru at intermediate depth

Strong M6.5 earthquake hits northern Peru at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit northern Peru at 15:58 UTC (10:58 LT) on February 3, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 100 km (62 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located about 51 km (32 miles)…

Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits northern Peru

Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits northern Peru

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit a very sparsely populated region of northern Peru at 10:52 UTC on November 28, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 112.5 km (69.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.5 at a depth of 110 km (68.3 miles). The…

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Peru – Ecuador border region

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Peru – Ecuador border region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Peru – Ecuador border region at 17:10 UTC (12:10 LT) on July 30, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 33.2 km (20.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). The epicenter…

M6.0 earthquake hits southern Peru at intermediate depth

M6.0 earthquake hits southern Peru at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit southern Peru at 05:09 UTC (00:09 LT) on May 31, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 153.4 km (95 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 148 km (92 miles). The epicenter was located 33 km (20 miles)…

Shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Arica, Chile

Shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Arica, Chile

A shallow earthquake registered by the CSN Chile as M6.0 hit near the coast of Arica at 08:46 UTC (05:46 local time) on December 3, 2019, at a depth of 44 (27 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 32 km (20 miles); EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 45 km (28…

Powerful 8.0 earthquake hits northern Peru

Powerful 8.0 earthquake hits northern Peru

A powerful earthquake registered by the USGS as M8.0 hit northern Peru at 07:11 UTC (02:41 LT) on May 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 109.9 km (68.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M8.0 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). This earthquake can have a high…

Strong M7.0 earthquake hits southern Peru

Strong M7.0 earthquake hits southern Peru

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit southern Peru at 08:50 UTC on March 1, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 257.4 km (159.9 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on…

Very strong and deep M7.1 earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border region

Very strong and deep M7.1 earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border region

A very strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS ad M7.1 hit Peru-Brazil border region at 09:04 UTC (04:04 local time) on August 24, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 609.5 km (378.7 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw7.0 at a depth of 651 km (404.5 miles)….

Very strong M7.1 earthquake hits near the coast of central Peru

Very strong M7.1 earthquake hits near the coast of central Peru

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 (downgraded from M7.3) hit near the coast of central Peru at 09:18 UTC (04:18 local time) on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 36.3 km (22.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth…

Deadly M5.6 earthquake hits the coast of southern Peru

Deadly M5.6 earthquake hits the coast of southern Peru

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.6 hit the coast of southern Peru at 21:45 UTC (16:45 local time) on Friday, August 11, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 49.7 km (30.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.6 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). At least…