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Largest earthquakes in or near Sullana, Piura, Peru, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 31, 2023 23:06 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 9 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 95 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 5 or higher (106 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Nov 9, 2022 8:15 pm (GMT -5) (Nov 10, 2022 01:15 GMT)
5.3

48 km
338 km (210 mi)Piura, Peru, 90 km south of Huaquillas, Provincia de El Oro, Ecuador 2 reportsMore
Nov 8, 2022 8:15 pm (GMT -5) (Nov 9, 2022 01:15 GMT)
5.1

43 km
343 km (213 mi)Piura, 73 km south of Tumbes, Peru More
Oct 5, 2022 3:26 am (GMT -5) (Oct 5, 2022 08:26 GMT)
5.8

48 km
407 km (253 mi)14 km east of Sullana, Piura, Peru 75 reportsMore
Nov 5, 2021 6:19 pm (GMT -5) (Nov 5, 2021 23:19 GMT)
5.2

30 km
561 km (349 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 84 km southwest of Sechura, Piura, Peru 1 reportMore
30 Jul 12:10 pm (GMT -5) (Jul 30, 2021 17:10 GMT)
6.2

37 km
410 km (255 mi)6.2 km east of Sullana, Piura, Peru 136 reportsMore
Feb 13, 2021 12:18 am (GMT -5) (Feb 13, 2021 05:18 GMT)
5.2

75 km
316 km (196 mi)Provincia de Loja, 99 km south of Machala, Provincia de El Oro, Ecuador 52 reportsMore
18/10/2020 01:58:26 (Oct 18, 2020 06:58 GMT)
5.4

27 km
421 km (262 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 122 km northwest of Talara, Piura, Peru 1 reportMore
Aug 25, 2020 05:18 GMT
5.6

20 km
348 km (216 mi)9.5 km northwest of Papayal, Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, Tumbes, Peru 58 reportsMore
22/06/2020 08:08:57 (Jun 22, 2020 13:08 GMT)
5.1

41 km
587 km (365 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 128 km southwest of Paita, Piura, Peru More
04/02/2020 20:51:42 (Feb 5, 2020 01:51 GMT)
5.2

44 km
511 km (318 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 29 km southwest of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
Mar 7, 2019 04:05 GMT
5.0

10 km
492 km (306 mi)Cajamarca, 37 km north of Chongoyape, Chiclayo, Lambayeque, Peru 5 reportsMore
Jun 5, 2017 11:34 GMT
5.7

10 km
309 km (192 mi)29 km west of Celica, Provincia de Loja, Ecuador 27 reportsMore
19/03/2015 06:51:59 (Mar 19, 2015 11:51 GMT)
5.0

36 km
313 km (194 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 47 km west of Tumbes, Peru More
Aug 3, 2014 21:02 GMT
5.2

10 km
316 km (196 mi)17 km north of Papayal, Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, Tumbes, Peru More
Friday, March 21, 2014 19:38:46 (Mar 22, 2014 00:38 GMT)
5.0

41 km
495 km (308 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 17 km west of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
Saturday, March 15, 2014 18:51:30 (Mar 15, 2014 23:51 GMT)
6.3

9.8 km
486 km (302 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 6.4 km west of Sechura, Piura, Peru 2 reportsMore
Sunday, January 26, 2014 00:10:28 (Jan 26, 2014 05:10 GMT)
5.5

20 km
336 km (209 mi)25 km southwest of Zorritos, Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, Tumbes, Peru 7 reportsMore
14/11/2013 10:02:43 (Nov 14, 2013 15:02 GMT)
5.3

63 km
518 km (322 mi)28 km northwest of Morrope, Provincia de Lambayeque, Peru More
Monday, August 12, 2013 04:49:32 (Aug 12, 2013 09:49 GMT)
6.1

10 km
545 km (339 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 90 km west of Paita, Piura, Peru 1 reportMore
Apr 3, 2012 03:08 GMT
5.4

64 km
5.7 km east of Piura, Peru More
Sep 25, 2011 00:35 GMT
5.1

35 km
150 km southwest of San Martin, Piura, Peru More
Jun 19, 2011 00:20 GMT
5.5

10 km
48 km south of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
Sep 11, 2010 18:55 GMT
5.2

62 km
Provincia de Sullana, Piura, 25 km southeast of Papayal, Peru More
Aug 17, 2010 03:22 GMT
5.2

67 km
8 km southwest of Buenos Aires, Morropon, Piura, Peru More
Oct 15, 2009 01:43 GMT
5.0

62 km
Provincia de Ayabaca, 7 km northeast of Las Lomas, Piura, Peru More
Aug 27, 2009 14:56 GMT
5.3

37 km
45 km south of Paita, Piura, Peru More
Mar 26, 2009 17:35 GMT
5.8

10 km
60 km west of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
Feb 15, 2009 10:04 GMT
6.1

21 km
34 km south of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
Aug 18, 2008 15:38 GMT
5.1

49 km
34 km south of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
Apr 22, 2007 11:57 GMT
5.4

38 km
88 km west of Tumbes, Peru More
Jun 24, 2005 13:11 GMT
5.3

25 km
43 km southwest of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
May 13, 2005 19:17 GMT
5.0

39 km
27 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru More
Jan 15, 2005 14:02 GMT
5.0

39 km
42 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru More
Jan 15, 2005 11:40 GMT
5.1

34 km
26 km west of Tumbes, Peru More
Sep 29, 2002 02:52 GMT
5.0

40 km
0.8 km southeast of Sullana, Piura, Peru More
Sep 13, 2002 10:23 GMT
5.1

43 km
6.9 km southeast of Sullana, Piura, Peru More
Apr 21, 2002 22:24 GMT
5.9

33 km
78 km southwest of San Martin, Piura, Peru More
Jun 29, 2001 03:11 GMT
5.3

33 km
Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, 63 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru More
Jun 24, 2001 00:49 GMT
5.1

31 km
Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, 64 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru More
Jun 24, 2001 00:28 GMT
5.0

33 km
Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, 63 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru More
May 22, 2000 13:15 GMT
5.8

33 km
57 km north of Talara, Piura, Peru More
Mar 21, 1998 02:18 GMT
5.0

33 km
20 km east of La Brea, Provincia de Sullana, Piura, Peru More
Aug 15, 1997 22:53 GMT
5.7

33 km
Sechura, 89 km southwest of San Martin, Piura, Peru More
Jun 30, 1997 18:56 GMT
5.8

33 km
Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, Tumbes, 12 km northwest of La Brea, Peru More
Mar 5, 1997 02:28 GMT
5.3

37 km
18 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru More
Nov 30, 1995 18:00 GMT
5.6

33 km
144 km southwest of San Martin, Piura, Peru More
Nov 26, 1994 02:12 GMT
5.0

37 km
33 km northwest of Sullana, Piura, Peru More
Aug 30, 1991 00:16 GMT
5.2

23 km
39 km northwest of Talara, Piura, Peru More
Mar 29, 1991 20:13 GMT
5.6

38 km
Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, 67 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru More
Mar 20, 1991 13:08 GMT
6.0

35 km
27 km south of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
Aug 15, 1990 21:24 GMT
5.0

33 km
15 km east of La Brea, Provincia de Sullana, Piura, Peru More
Jul 29, 1990 15:29 GMT
5.2

39 km
19 km west of Sullana, Piura, Peru More
May 15, 1990 05:07 GMT
5.0

32 km
15 km northeast of Paita, Piura, Peru More
Feb 11, 1990 11:23 GMT
5.0

33 km
94 km northwest of Talara, Piura, Peru More
Jan 20, 1990 16:59 GMT
5.5

26 km
73 km southwest of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
Jan 5, 1990 15:18 GMT
5.0

52 km
Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, Tumbes, 22 km north of La Brea, Peru More
Nov 4, 1989 15:39 GMT
5.0

36 km
Isla Las Palmas, 17 km northeast of Tumbes, Peru More
Aug 29, 1988 21:33 GMT
5.1

67 km
Provincia de Lambayeque, 87 km north of Chiclayo, Lambayeque, Peru More
Jul 29, 1988 14:10 GMT
5.4

33 km
Sechura, 86 km south of San Martin, Piura, Peru More
Apr 2, 1988 19:45 GMT
5.4

33 km
27 km southwest of Sechura, Piura, Peru More
May 14, 1987 16:04 GMT
6.0

29 km
68 km southwest of Paita, Piura, Peru More
Mar 12, 1987 11:02 GMT
5.2

33 km
82 km north of Talara, Piura, Peru More
Apr 23, 1986 20:27 GMT
5.3

46 km
68 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru More
Jan 12, 1986 06:38 GMT
5.3

96 km
Canton Catamayo, 22 km west of Loja, Provincia de Loja, Ecuador More
Mar 17, 1985 07:14 GMT
5.0

54 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Sep 6, 1984 19:10 GMT
5.4

83 km
Near the Coast of Ecuador More
May 13, 1984 23:53 GMT
5.0

35 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Jan 17, 1984 16:19 GMT
5.6

18 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Nov 3, 1983 07:41 GMT
5.9

93 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Sep 14, 1983 08:35 GMT
5.6

94 km
Near the Coast of Ecuador More
Oct 29, 1982 15:33 GMT
5.3

35 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Aug 19, 1981 14:29 GMT
5.2

32 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Jun 5, 1981 23:34 GMT
5.3

37 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Dec 25, 1980 00:51 GMT
5.1

33 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Nov 2, 1980 18:21 GMT
5.0

95 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Aug 31, 1980 17:03 GMT
5.2

28 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Jun 12, 1979 21:32 GMT
5.0

47 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Nov 24, 1978 15:16 GMT
5.1

33 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Nov 21, 1978 00:07 GMT
5.1

69 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Nov 4, 1978 04:21 GMT
5.0

33 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
May 20, 1978 23:58 GMT
5.1

29 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Apr 10, 1978 13:40 GMT
5.1

33 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Jan 24, 1976 03:36 GMT
5.1

16 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Oct 11, 1975 16:24 GMT
5.2

29 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Sep 16, 1975 00:44 GMT
5.0

65 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Jun 10, 1975 16:30 GMT
5.1

49 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Apr 25, 1975 09:36 GMT
5.1

22 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Oct 8, 1974 15:39 GMT
5.0

33 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Oct 2, 1974 02:54 GMT
5.7

5 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Jun 9, 1974 14:16 GMT
5.7

50 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Jun 9, 1974 10:41 GMT
5.1

52 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Nov 9, 1973 22:41 GMT
5.6

31 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Sep 4, 1972 23:32 GMT
5.5

30 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Jun 11, 1971 01:32 GMT
5.8

35 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Dec 29, 1970 08:01 GMT
5.9

35 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Dec 11, 1970 10:24 GMT
5.7

38 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Dec 10, 1970 11:37 GMT
5.6

36 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Dec 10, 1970 04:34 GMT
7.2

25 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Mar 31, 1970 08:50 GMT
5.7

73 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
May 9, 1968 12:52 GMT
5.7

19 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Mar 5, 1963 07:05 GMT
5.8

15 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Mar 4, 1963 15:43 GMT
6.1

15 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Feb 7, 1959 09:36 GMT
6.9

30 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Dec 12, 1953 17:31 GMT
7.3

25 km
Peru-Ecuador Border Region More
Jan 15, 1952 07:00 GMT
6.3

35 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Oct 5, 1950 23:07 GMT
5.9

15 km
Near the Coast of Northern Peru More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1016 joules (3560 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.1 x 106 tons of TNT or 191.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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When was the latest earthquake in Sullana?

The last earthquake in Sullana occurred 13 weeks ago: Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Piura, Peru, 90 km south of Huaquillas, Provincia de El Oro, Ecuador, on Wednesday, Nov 9, 2022 at 8:15 pm (GMT -5).

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Since 1900, Sullana, Piura, Peru had 106 quakes up to magnitude 7.3.

What was the strongest quake in Sullana since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Sullana since 1900 occurred 69 years ago: Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake - 21 km west of Tumbes, Peru, on Saturday, December 12, 1953 at 17:31 GMT.

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