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Latest quakes in or near Peru in the past 48 hours on Thursday, February 9, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Feb 9, 2023 10:13 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3
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Wednesday, February 8, 2023 GMT (4 quakes)
Feb 8, 2023 2:05 pm (GMT -5) (Feb 8, 2023 19:05 GMT)
3.5

126 km
132 km east of Macas, Canton Morona, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Ecuador
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Feb 8, 2023 10:07 am (GMT -3) (Feb 8, 2023 13:07 GMT)
3.2

86 km
56 km east of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile
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Feb 8, 2023 7:55 am (GMT -5) (Feb 8, 2023 12:55 GMT)
3.6

12 km
22 km southwest of Huancayo, Junin, Peru
I FELT IT - 6 reports
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Feb 8, 2023 1:19 am (GMT -3) (Feb 8, 2023 04:19 GMT)
3.3

107 km
90 km east of Arica, Region de Arica y Parinacota, Chile
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Tuesday, February 7, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 7, 2023 3:53 pm (GMT -5) (Feb 7, 2023 20:53 GMT)
2.4

0.4 km
Provincia de Napo, 46 km west of Nueva Loja, Ecuador More
Feb 7, 2023 11:12 am (GMT -5) (Feb 7, 2023 16:12 GMT)
3.5

1 km
South Pacific Ocean, 52 km west of Tumbes, Peru
I FELT IT
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.8 x 1010 joules (13.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 11.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Chusmiza, Chile (GO01/C network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Chusmiza, Chile: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Peru Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Peru?

The last earthquake in Peru occurred 15 hours ago: Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 132 km east of Macas, Canton Morona, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, on Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023 at 2:05 pm (GMT -5).

How many quakes were there in Peru in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Peru had 6 quakes up to magnitude 3.6.

What was the strongest quake in Peru in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Peru in the past 48 hours occurred 21 hours ago: Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 22 km southwest of Huancayo, Junin, Peru, on Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023 at 7:55 am (GMT -5).

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