Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 109 km southwest of Chimbote, Peru, on Friday, Aug 5, 2022 at 3:52 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 109 km southwest of Chimbote, Peru, on Friday, Aug 5, 2022 at 3:52 pm (GMT -5) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 109 km southwest of Chimbote, Peru, on Friday, Aug 5, 2022 at 3:52 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 35 km depth

5 Aug 21:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 5, 2022 20:52:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Aug 5, 2022 at 3:52 pm (GMT -5)
Depth35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude9.73°S / 79.33°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Antipode9.73°N / 100.67°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities104 km (65 mi) WSW of Los Chimus (pop: 277) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
109 km (68 mi) SW of Chimbote (pop: 317,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
111 km (69 mi) SW of Coishco (Provincia de Santa) (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (84 mi) WNW of Huarmey (pop: 16,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
183 km (113 mi) S of Trujillo (pop: 747,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
199 km (124 mi) W of Huaraz (pop: 86,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
243 km (151 mi) NW of Huacho (pop: 54,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
360 km (224 mi) NW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 16.7°C (62 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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4.035 kmOff Coast of Northern PeruRaspberryShake

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pueblo libre, lima, peru / not felt / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : lo senti com0o el anterior fu segido  
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