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Earthquakes in Peru

M6.3 earthquake hits Peru

Peru Earthquake Map
Description :Earthquakes in Peru - Map showing the location of all major earthquakes occurred in Peru. 

*We specifically create maps that have a magnitude of 6 or more on the Richter Scale.

Earthquake Hits Peru

2016-12-01 22:40:26 UTC: A sparsely populated area of southern Peru has been hit by a shallow earthquake of 6.3 magnitude on Thursday. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was around 26 miles (43 kilometers) north-northeast of Huarichancara in Puno region of Peru.

As per reports, the quake was felt in provinces of San Roman, Melgar and Lampa. However, there is no report of any injury or damage. 


Earthquate with 6.0M Rocks Northern Peru

2016-09-10 10:08:19 UTC: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale has hit northern Peru in the early morning around 1008 GMT. As per the US Geological Survey report, the epicenter is believed to be in a rainforest about 30 miles northeast of a Moyobamba—capital of the San Martín region. No immediate casualties or damage has been reported after the tremors.

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5.4-magnitude earthquake hits Peru: Four dead


2016-08-15 02:58:59 UTC: A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck Peru killing four people and injuring 68 others. A US tourists was among those killed in the earthquake. According to media reports, the earthquake, which rocked Peru late on Sunday, destroyed about 50 homes in the southern Arequipa region. The earthquake also cut off roads and disrupted power in the region. A military plane was pressed into service to provide around 7.5 tonnes of food for more than 1,200 people who were affected by the disaster.


M7.5 earthquake - 169km WNW of Iberia, Peru

November 24, 2015 22:45 UTC M 7.5 earthquake was the first of two similarly sized events near the Peru-Brazil border in southeast Peru.

Distance Location
169km (105mi) WNW of Iberia, Peru
239km (149mi) WNW of Cobija, Bolivia
241km (150mi) WNW of Brasileia, Brazil
264km (164mi) S of Tarauaca, Brazil
688km (428mi) ENE of Lima, Peru


Remote jungle region in Peru hit by 7.5 magnitude earthquake

Nov 25, 2015 -
A jungle region located near the border of Peru, Bolivia and Brazil has been hit by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake’s epicenter was 107 miles from Iberia in Madre de Dios region of Peru and it had a depth of 374 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. So far, there have been no reports of injuries or damages. The sparsely populated jungle region is inhabited by around 1000 people.

Preliminary Earthquake Report


Magnitude 7.5
Date-Time 24 Nov 2015 22:45:38 UTC , 24 Nov 2015 17:45:38 near epicenter , 25 Nov 2015 02:45:38 standard time in your timezone
Location 10.585S 70.966W
Depth 602 km
Distances 173 km (107 mi) WNW of Iberia, Peru, 245 km (151 mi) WNW of Cobija, Bolivia, 247 km (153 mi) W of Brasileia, Brazil, 268 km (166 mi) S of Tarauaca, Brazil, 81 km (422 mi) ENE of Lima, Peru
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 8.8 km; Vertical 7.4 km
Parameters Nph = 123; Dmin = 369.0 km; Rmss = 1.06 seconds; Gp = 44° Version =
Event ID us 100040ww


Earthquakes in Peru
Date Location Magnitude Fatalities
Feb 14, 1619 Trujillo, Peru M 7.7 Fatalities 350
May 12, 1664 Ica, Peru M 7.3 Fatalities 400
Oct 20, 1687 Lima, Peru M 8.5 Fatalities 600
Oct 28, 1746 Lima, Peru Fatalities 5,000    
Jul 10, 1821 Camana, Peru M 8.2 Fatalities 162
Aug 13, 1868 Arica, Peru (now Chile) M 9.0 Fatalities 25,000
Dec 12, 1908 Off the Coast of Central Peru M 8.2  
Nov 4, 1913 Abancay, Peru Fatalities 150    
May 24, 1940 Callao, Peru M 8.2 Fatalities 249
Aug 24, 1942 Off the coast of central Peru M 8.2 Fatalities 30
Jan 30, 1943 Yanaoca, Peru Fatalities 200    
Nov 10, 1946 Ancash, Peru M 7.3 Fatalities 1,400
Nov 1, 1947 Satipo, Peru M 7.3 Fatalities 233
May 11, 1948 Moquegua, Peru M 7.4 Fatalities 70
May 21, 1950 Cusco, Peru M 6.0 Fatalities 83
Dec 12, 1953 Tumbes, Peru M 7.4 Fatalities 7
Jan 15, 1958 Arequipa, Peru M 7.3 Fatalities 28
Jan 13, 1960 Arequipa, Peru M 7.5 Fatalities 57
Oct 17, 1966 Near the Coast of Peru M 8.1 Fatalities 125
Jun 19, 1968 Moyobamba, Peru M 6.9 Fatalities 46
Oct 1, 1969 Comas region, Chile M 6.4 Fatalities 136
May 31, 1970 Chimbote, Peru M 7.9 Fatalities 66,000
Oct 3, 1974 Near the Coast of Central Peru M 8.1  
Jun 23, 2001 Near the Coast of Peru M 8.4 Fatalities 138
Jul 7, 2001 Near the Coast of Peru M 7.6 Fatalities 1
Sep 26, 2005 Northern Peru M 7.5 Fatalities 5
Oct 20, 2006 Near the Coast of Central Peru M 6.7  
Aug 15, 2007 Near the Coast of Central Peru M 8.0 Fatalities 514


M6.0 earthquake hits Peru

Peru Earthquake Map

Earthquakes in Peru - Map showing the location of all major earthquakes occurred in Peru.

M5.4 earthquake hits Peru, 15 Aug 2016 02:58:59 UTC

Earthquake in Peru

Earthquake in Peru - Map showing the epicenter of M5.4 earthquake in Peru.

M7.5 earthquake hits Peru, 24 Nov 2015 22:45:38 UTC

M7.5 earthquake hits Peru

Map showing the epicenter of M7.5 earthquake in Peru.

Historic Earthquakes in Peru

Earthquakes in Peru

Map showing the epicentre of all major earthquake in Peru.