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

Updated: Jan 10, 2023 07:17 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 8
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 7 and 8
  • 11 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 (110 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Nov 23, 2022 3:02 pm (GMT -5) (Nov 23, 2022 20:02 GMT)
5.2

10 km
794 km (493 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 57 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru 4 reportsMore
Jul 16, 2022 3:19 am (GMT -5) (Jul 16, 2022 08:19 GMT)
5.0

10 km
758 km (471 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 39 km northwest of Chimbote, Peru 5 reportsMore
Jun 23, 2022 11:51 pm (GMT -5) (Jun 24, 2022 04:51 GMT)
5.1

71 km
766 km (476 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 83 km south of Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru 38 reportsMore
Mar 30, 2022 7:11 pm (GMT -5) (Mar 31, 2022 00:11 GMT)
5.1

63 km
676 km (420 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 40 km west of Huacho, Huaura Province, Lima region, Peru 9 reportsMore
2020-05-12 10:10:34 -05:00 (May 12, 2020 15:10 GMT)
5.0

80 km
734 km (456 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 40 km west of Paramonga, Barranca, Lima region, Peru 5 reportsMore
Jan 15, 2020 09:45 GMT
5.0

10 km
789 km (490 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 55 km southwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru 58 reportsMore
Mar 31, 2019 15:27 GMT
5.5

10 km
870 km (541 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 345 km northwest of Lima, Peru 6 reportsMore
2019-01-15 15:24:07 -05:00 (Jan 15, 2019 20:24 GMT)
5.2

52 km
772 km (480 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 61 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru 5 reportsMore
Nov 20, 2018 06:38 GMT
5.3

10 km
839 km (521 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 70 km south of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru 15 reportsMore
15/09/2018 15:13:13 (Sep 15, 2018 20:13 GMT)
5.5

35 km
847 km (526 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 64 km southwest of Puerto de Casma, Ancash, Peru More
Apr 7, 2018 20:15 GMT
5.0

51 km
738 km (459 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 207 km northwest of Lima, Peru More
Jan 28, 2017 06:42 GMT
5.0

10 km
810 km (503 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 45 km southwest of Chimbote, Peru 10 reportsMore
18/12/2016 08:30:12 (Dec 18, 2016 13:30 GMT)
6.0

517 km
869 km (540 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 337 km northwest of Lima, Peru More
Apr 1, 2015 16:45 GMT
5.3

52 km
731 km (454 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 32 km northwest of Paramonga, Barranca, Lima region, Peru 10 reportsMore
Saturday, March 28, 2015 17:19:35 (Mar 28, 2015 22:19 GMT)
5.0

57 km
823 km (511 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 49 km northwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru 1 reportMore
21/03/2015 11:58:13 (Mar 21, 2015 16:58 GMT)
5.0

36 km
826 km (513 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of Chimbote, Peru More
11/02/2015 20:59:36 (Feb 12, 2015 01:59 GMT)
5.0

22 km
810 km (503 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 403 km northwest of Lima, Peru More
Sun, 5 May 2013 08:18 (May 5, 2013 13:18 GMT)
5.1

51 km
827 km (514 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 64 km southwest of Chimbote, Peru More
Sat, 30 Mar 2013 12:30 (Mar 30, 2013 17:30 GMT)
5.4

44 km
826 km (513 mi)South Pacific Ocean, 62 km southwest of Chimbote, Peru 1 reportMore
Nov 26, 2011 06:59 GMT
5.1

51 km
39 km west of Paramonga, Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Mar 28, 2010 01:08 GMT
5.2

65 km
14 km southeast of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Jan 3, 2010 20:39 GMT
5.7

117 km
29 km north of Caraz, Provincia de Huaylas, Ancash, Peru More
Sep 24, 2007 18:34 GMT
5.0

59 km
89 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jul 28, 2007 14:11 GMT
5.0

51 km
37 km southwest of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Jan 2, 2007 17:43 GMT
5.0

35 km
175 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Nov 16, 2005 07:21 GMT
5.0

60 km
34 km south of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jul 29, 2004 10:00 GMT
5.1

52 km
67 km west of Huacho, Huaura Province, Lima region, Peru More
Dec 1, 2002 02:46 GMT
5.3

27 km
121 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
May 11, 2002 10:43 GMT
5.7

47 km
89 km northwest of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Oct 31, 2001 22:14 GMT
5.0

33 km
248 km northwest of Lima, Peru More
Dec 6, 2000 06:47 GMT
5.2

41 km
63 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Nov 5, 1998 03:45 GMT
5.3

51 km
37 km southwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Jul 23, 1997 14:52 GMT
5.0

66 km
34 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 2, 1996 00:50 GMT
5.4

33 km
129 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Mar 15, 1996 12:45 GMT
5.0

29 km
Yungay, 62 km north of Huaraz, Ancash, Peru More
Feb 21, 1996 13:21 GMT
5.0

33 km
168 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Feb 21, 1996 12:51 GMT
7.5

10 km
124 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jan 19, 1996 19:01 GMT
5.6

34 km
73 km southwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Sep 23, 1995 22:31 GMT
6.5

60 km
89 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Jul 31, 1995 08:48 GMT
5.7

59 km
65 km northwest of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Dec 14, 1993 06:07 GMT
5.1

64 km
54 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Oct 19, 1992 23:02 GMT
5.1

53 km
74 km south of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Oct 18, 1992 12:43 GMT
5.2

48 km
26 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jul 17, 1992 18:46 GMT
5.8

45 km
95 km northwest of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
May 12, 1992 15:46 GMT
5.7

63 km
52 km south of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Apr 29, 1991 18:12 GMT
5.9

58 km
18 km southwest of Huacho, Huaura Province, Lima region, Peru More
Dec 14, 1990 11:22 GMT
5.6

38 km
81 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Nov 22, 1990 14:25 GMT
5.1

48 km
51 km west of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 7, 1989 17:40 GMT
5.0

67 km
42 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Apr 20, 1989 08:08 GMT
5.6

63 km
54 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Mar 31, 1988 21:26 GMT
5.0

59 km
32 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jan 25, 1988 07:15 GMT
5.5

53 km
39 km northwest of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Sep 20, 1987 05:57 GMT
5.0

64 km
54 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Sep 19, 1987 21:18 GMT
5.7

68 km
54 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Aug 10, 1987 15:28 GMT
5.2

33 km
79 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Apr 19, 1986 23:28 GMT
5.4

62 km
53 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jan 17, 1986 04:15 GMT
5.5

52 km
73 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Jan 11, 1986 19:42 GMT
5.1

39 km
3.1 km northeast of Huaraz, Ancash, Peru More
Oct 31, 1985 00:06 GMT
5.0

48 km
80 km northwest of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Aug 21, 1985 11:26 GMT
6.4

57 km
35 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 30, 1985 17:12 GMT
5.0

52 km
71 km southwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 24, 1985 22:21 GMT
5.2

61 km
68 km northwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Aug 1, 1984 15:16 GMT
5.2

65 km
45 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Dec 31, 1982 02:46 GMT
5.0

28 km
256 km northwest of Lima, Peru More
Apr 21, 1982 02:12 GMT
5.2

64 km
51 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
May 18, 1981 07:17 GMT
5.2

58 km
39 km southwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Mar 2, 1980 10:03 GMT
5.1

33 km
39 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jan 13, 1980 12:02 GMT
5.3

63 km
77 km south of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jan 5, 1980 05:13 GMT
5.0

33 km
253 km west of Lima, Peru More
Jan 4, 1980 07:32 GMT
5.1

33 km
148 km west of Paramonga, Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Jan 3, 1980 21:06 GMT
5.3

33 km
145 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Jan 2, 1980 23:08 GMT
5.1

15 km
146 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Jan 2, 1980 22:30 GMT
5.3

17 km
144 km west of Paramonga, Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Jan 2, 1980 22:27 GMT
5.2

33 km
149 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Aug 1, 1979 16:40 GMT
5.2

73 km
39 km west of Huacho, Huaura Province, Lima region, Peru More
May 20, 1978 13:10 GMT
5.6

50 km
44 km southwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Feb 15, 1978 15:05 GMT
5.3

33 km
102 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Oct 2, 1977 18:46 GMT
5.3

46 km
67 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Oct 18, 1976 18:36 GMT
5.3

62 km
51 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Oct 9, 1976 21:10 GMT
5.1

64 km
251 km southwest of Huaraz, Ancash, Peru More
Aug 28, 1976 21:50 GMT
5.1

59 km
47 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Aug 6, 1976 14:31 GMT
5.2

60 km
62 km southwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
May 23, 1976 16:32 GMT
5.9

73 km
67 km northwest of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Apr 29, 1976 23:30 GMT
5.0

68 km
77 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Oct 29, 1975 06:18 GMT
5.5

58 km
56 km west of Huacho, Huaura Province, Lima region, Peru More
May 23, 1975 19:26 GMT
5.0

62 km
85 km west of Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
May 18, 1975 05:10 GMT
5.2

66 km
46 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jan 21, 1975 14:25 GMT
5.4

35 km
106 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Nov 12, 1974 00:53 GMT
5.0

33 km
267 km northwest of Lima, Peru More
Mar 11, 1974 17:03 GMT
5.1

97 km
Casma, 34 km southeast of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Nov 12, 1973 14:20 GMT
5.0

33 km
276 km northwest of Lima, Peru More
Nov 29, 1971 20:14 GMT
5.8

53 km
23 km southwest of Huacho, Huaura Province, Lima region, Peru More
Aug 5, 1970 05:25 GMT
5.8

74 km
59 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jul 2, 1970 00:45 GMT
6.0

52 km
43 km west of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 30, 1970 06:21 GMT
5.6

55 km
64 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 27, 1970 09:45 GMT
5.7

65 km
54 km west of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 4, 1970 04:09 GMT
6.4

55 km
97 km south of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 2, 1970 01:37 GMT
5.7

57 km
80 km south of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 1, 1970 04:44 GMT
5.7

48 km
67 km west of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 1, 1970 02:45 GMT
5.8

49 km
52 km west of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
Jun 1, 1970 01:36 GMT
6.2

45 km
61 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
May 31, 1970 21:48 GMT
5.6

50 km
55 km southwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
May 31, 1970 20:45 GMT
6.1

51 km
24 km northwest of Huarmey, Ancash, Peru More
May 31, 1970 20:23 GMT
7.9

45 km
21 km southwest of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru More
Oct 17, 1966 21:42 GMT
8.1

40 km
43 km west of Paramonga, Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Sep 24, 1963 16:30 GMT
6.9

64 km
28 km west of Paramonga, Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Sep 17, 1963 05:54 GMT
6.0

68 km
24 km west of Paramonga, Barranca, Lima region, Peru More
Apr 18, 1962 19:14 GMT
6.4

49 km
83 km southwest of San Diego, Casma, Ancash, Peru More
May 24, 1940 21:57 GMT
6.6

45 km
14 km southwest of Huacho, Huaura Province, Lima region, Peru More
May 24, 1940 16:33 GMT
8.2

45 km
13 km east of Huacho, Huaura Province, Lima region, Peru More
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The last earthquake in Huarmey occurred 11 weeks ago: Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 57 km west of Chimbote, Provincia de Santa, Ancash, Peru, on Wednesday, Nov 23, 2022 at 3:02 pm (GMT -5).

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Since 1900, Huarmey, Ancash, Peru had 110 quakes up to magnitude 8.2.

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The strongest earthquake in Huarmey since 1900 occurred 83 years ago: Major magnitude 8.2 earthquake - 13 km east of Huacho, Huaura Province, Lima region, Peru, on Friday, May 24, 1940 at 16:33 GMT.

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