Latest earthquakes near Cajamarca today

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List of latest earthquakes near Cajamarca.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 04:16
(Lima)
M 3.9 275 km WNW
from Cajamarca
Jun 13, 2024 17:46
(Lima)
M 5.0 324 km ESE
from Cajamarca
Jun 12, 2024 19:29
(Lima)
M 3.6 182 km SSE
from Cajamarca
Jun 11, 2024 02:34
(Lima)
M 4.4 248 km SSW
from Cajamarca
Jun 10, 2024 07:51
(Lima)
M 4.1 248 km E
from Cajamarca
Jun 8, 2024 06:38
(Lima)
M 4.2 160 km E
from Cajamarca
Jun 7, 2024 02:10
(Lima)
M 3.5 232 km ENE
from Cajamarca
Jun 6, 2024 08:10
(Lima)
M 4.0 258 km ENE
from Cajamarca
Jun 2, 2024 15:29
(Lima)
M 4.0 221 km SSW
from Cajamarca
May 22, 2024 19:49
(Lima)
M 4.0 164 km W
from Cajamarca
May 21, 2024 22:00
(Lima)
M 4.0 251 km SSE
from Cajamarca
May 16, 2024 09:08
(Lima)
M 4.0 253 km SSW
from Cajamarca
May 13, 2024 22:00
(Lima)
M 4.5 293 km NNE
from Cajamarca
May 12, 2024 09:54
(Lima)
M 4.1 191 km S
from Cajamarca
Apr 28, 2024 14:55
(Lima)
M 4.0 255 km SSW
from Cajamarca
Apr 24, 2024 10:13
(Lima)
M 3.8 236 km NE
from Cajamarca
Apr 15, 2024 17:06
(Lima)
M 4.0 220 km NE
from Cajamarca
Apr 14, 2024 18:54
(Lima)
M 3.7 210 km NE
from Cajamarca
Apr 14, 2024 09:05
(Lima)
M 4.2 213 km WNW
from Cajamarca
Apr 12, 2024 11:09
(Lima)
M 4.1 250 km ESE
from Cajamarca
Apr 11, 2024 08:59
(Lima)
M 4.0 154 km SE
from Cajamarca
Apr 3, 2024 15:25
(Lima)
M 3.5 205 km S
from Cajamarca
Mar 29, 2024 19:39
(Lima)
M 4.0 159 km N
from Cajamarca
Mar 29, 2024 17:25
(Lima)
M 3.5 151 km N
from Cajamarca
Mar 28, 2024 15:32
(Lima)
M 3.8 162 km WNW
from Cajamarca

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Cajamarca

Cajamarca Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
50 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.9
Jun 18, 2024 04:16

Average

A total of 504 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Cajamarca in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 50 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Cajamarca roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Cajamarca in 2020. A total of 81 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Cajamarca that year. The strongest had a 5.3 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Cajamarca with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Cajamarca in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Cajamarca during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Cajamarca (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 472 93.65%
Mag. 5 31 6.15%
Mag. 6 1 0.2%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Cajamarca

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.1
On Sep 10, 2016 05:08.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.9
On May 31, 1970 15:23.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Cajamarca occurred on Sep 10, 2016 05:08 local time (America/Lima timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.1 and struck 246 kilometers (153 mi) north-east of Cajamarca, at a depth of 121 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Cajamarca in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.9 earthquake struck on May 31, 1970 15:23, 226 kilometers (140 mi) north-east of Cajamarca. It is the strongest earthquake near Cajamarca in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Cajamarca in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Cajamarca.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Cajamarca.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 10, 2016 05:08
(Lima)
M 6.1 246 km NE
from Cajamarca
Jul 28, 2021 19:32
(Lima)
M 5.8 208 km SW
from Cajamarca
Apr 26, 2015 18:35
(Lima)
M 5.6 195 km SW
from Cajamarca
Oct 31, 2014 13:42
(Lima)
M 5.4 241 km E
from Cajamarca
Nov 20, 2018 01:38
(Lima)
M 5.4 299 km S
from Cajamarca
May 6, 2020 19:49
(Lima)
M 5.3 257 km NE
from Cajamarca
Feb 24, 2020 23:15
(Lima)
M 5.3 196 km WSW
from Cajamarca
Jan 28, 2017 01:42
(Lima)
M 5.3 249 km SSW
from Cajamarca
Apr 1, 2017 20:38
(Lima)
M 5.3 266 km W
from Cajamarca
May 8, 2017 03:08
(Lima)
M 5.2 225 km ESE
from Cajamarca

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Cajamarca

Nearest earthquakes from Cajamarca

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Cajamarca. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Cajamarca.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 3, 2020 10:08
(Lima)
M 5.0 74 km E
from Cajamarca
Oct 2, 2023 22:59
(Lima)
M 4.1 75 km N
from Cajamarca
Jan 22, 2018 02:50
(Lima)
M 4.0 75 km SSW
from Cajamarca
May 13, 2020 05:11
(Lima)
M 4.2 86 km W
from Cajamarca
Nov 26, 2018 07:15
(Lima)
M 4.0 92 km NNW
from Cajamarca
Jun 14, 2016 07:53
(Lima)
M 4.1 95 km W
from Cajamarca
Dec 13, 2023 17:32
(Lima)
M 4.0 97 km W
from Cajamarca
May 3, 2020 08:34
(Lima)
M 4.2 104 km SSW
from Cajamarca
Sep 30, 2022 00:42
(Lima)
M 4.0 113 km W
from Cajamarca
Mar 6, 2019 23:05
(Lima)
M 4.9 123 km NW
from Cajamarca

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Cajamarca

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Cajamarca.

When was the last earthquake in Cajamarca?

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Cajamarca on the night of June 18, 2024 at 04:16 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 275km west-northwest of Cajamarca at a depth of 33km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Cajamarca in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Cajamarca?

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Cajamarca on the afternoon of May 31, 1970 at 15:23 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 226km south of Cajamarca at a depth of 45km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Cajamarca since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Cajamarca?

In the past 10 years, 504 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Cajamarca. This averages to 50 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.