Earthquake of moderate magnitude 4.3 at a depth of 17 km
2 July 06:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
July 2 06:57: Quantity is recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3. The hypocenter depth was recalculated from 35.0 to 17.0 km (from 22 to 10.6 mi). The location of the epicenter corrected 10.5 km (6.5 mi) towards the SSE.
Update Fri, 2 Jul 2021, 06:57
Moderate 4.2 earthquake struck near Ilo, Ilo Province, Department of Moquegua, Peru
4.2 Jul 2 earthquake 1:41 am (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Ilo, Provincia de Ilo, Departamento de Moquegua, Peru, was reported just 16 minutes ago by the Center for European-Mediterranean Seismology (EMSC), which is considered one of the main international institutions monitoring seismic activity worldwide. . The earthquake occurred at a fairly shallow depth of 35 km below the epicenter in the early hours of Friday July 2 2021 at 01:41 local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake may be revised in the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review the data and refine their calculations, or when other agencies issue their reports.
Cities near the epicenter where the quake might be felt as a very weak tremor include Pacocha (pop. 7,600) which is 86 km from the epicenter, and Ilo (pop. 53,500) 87 km away.
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Date & time: 2 Jul 2021 06:41:33 UTC –
Local time at the epicenter: 2 Jul 1:41 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18,15°LS / 72°W
(South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Nicholson (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearest cities and towns:
89 km (55 mi) SW from Pacocha (Ilo) (pop: 7,590) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
90 km (56 mi) SW from ilo (pop: 53,500) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
125 km (78 mi) S from Mollendo (Islands Province) (pop: 29,000) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
155 km (96 mi) SW from Moquegua (pop: 54,500) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
185 km (115 mi) West of Takna (pop: 280,100) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
196 km (122 mi) SSW from Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
198 km (123 mi) SSW from Satellite city (pop: 76,400) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
201 km (125 mi) SSW from Arequipa (pop: 841100) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
204 km (127 mi) SSW from Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
868 km (539 mi) southeast of five (pop: 7,737,000) –> Check out the nearest earthquake!
Cloudy sky 15.9°C (61 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from southeast
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Approximate energy released: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||17 km||SOUTH PERU BEACH||EMSC|
|4.3||18 km||88 Km SW from Pacocha, Peru||USGS|
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