International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452324
Event time 2021-05-12 00:27:36 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-12 05:27:36 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 00:35:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.7
Depth 14 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 2
Possible effects A few people might notice movement if they are at rest and/or on the upper floors of tall buildings.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent South-America
Country Peru
Administration area Tacna
Nearest settlement Anaque Putina
Distance 3 km
Course E
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
Purupuruni, Cerros volcano (10.06 km), Casiri, Nevados volcano (10.55 km), Tacora volcano (36.74 km), Yucamane volcano (41.07 km), Tutupaca volcano (66.66 km), Lexone volcano (67.11 km)
Quick Analysis