Latest earthquakes near Cusco, Peru today

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List of latest earthquakes near Cusco.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 9, 2024 11:39
(Lima)
M 4.7 73 km W
from Yauri
Apr 5, 2024 15:07
(Lima)
M 4.0 298 km SE
from Yauri
Apr 2, 2024 14:36
(Lima)
M 3.8 285 km S
from Yauri
Apr 2, 2024 11:12
(Lima)
M 3.7 236 km S
from Cusco
Apr 1, 2024 22:07
(Lima)
M 3.7 237 km S
from Cusco
Mar 26, 2024 23:56
(Lima)
M 4.0 195 km WSW
from Cusco
Mar 26, 2024 22:12
(Lima)
M 3.6 247 km S
from Cusco
Mar 26, 2024 15:12
(Lima)
M 3.7 227 km S
from Yauri
Mar 25, 2024 22:57
(Lima)
M 3.7 90 km S
from Yauri
Mar 25, 2024 22:13
(Lima)
M 3.6 242 km S
from Cusco
Mar 23, 2024 02:41
(Lima)
M 3.6 93 km S
from Yauri
Mar 22, 2024 08:04
(Lima)
M 3.5 182 km SSE
from Yauri
Mar 19, 2024 21:11
(Lima)
M 4.0 292 km W
from Cusco
Mar 17, 2024 02:35
(Lima)
M 3.5 65 km SE
from Yauri
Mar 13, 2024 16:28
(Lima)
M 3.5 250 km S
from Cusco
Mar 12, 2024 21:50
(Lima)
M 4.7 214 km SW
from Cusco
Mar 9, 2024 05:04
(Lima)
M 3.6 168 km SSW
from Cusco
Mar 9, 2024 05:04
(Lima)
M 4.4 85 km S
from Cusco
Mar 8, 2024 01:54
(Lima)
M 4.8 211 km SW
from Cusco
Mar 7, 2024 22:15
(Lima)
M 4.1 202 km WSW
from Cusco
Mar 1, 2024 02:12
(Lima)
M 4.5 232 km S
from Yauri
Feb 29, 2024 06:48
(Lima)
M 3.5 221 km S
from Yauri
Feb 28, 2024 20:05
(Lima)
M 3.5 255 km S
from Cusco
Feb 28, 2024 03:34
(Lima)
M 4.0 276 km NNW
from Cusco
Feb 25, 2024 20:40
(Lima)
M 4.4 299 km S
from Cusco

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Cusco

Cusco Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
104 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.7
Apr 9, 2024 11:39

Average

A total of 1043 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Cusco, Peru in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 104 earthquakes per year, or 8 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Cusco roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Cusco in 2021. A total of 136 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Cusco that year. The strongest had a 5.7 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Cusco in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Cusco 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 Cusco (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 967 92.71%
Mag. 5 70 6.71%
Mag. 6 4 0.38%
Mag. 7 2 0.19%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Cusco

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.2
On May 26, 2022 07:02.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.4
On Jun 23, 2001 15:33.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Cusco occurred on May 26, 2022 07:02 local time (America/Lima timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.2 and struck 237 kilometers (147 mi) south-east of Cusco, at a depth of 236 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Cusco in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.4 earthquake struck on Jun 23, 2001 15:33, 290 kilometers (180 mi) south-east of Yauri. It is the strongest earthquake near Cusco 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 Cusco, Peru 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 Cusco.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Cusco.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2022 07:02
(Lima)
M 7.2 237 km SE
from Cusco
Mar 1, 2019 03:50
(Lima)
M 7.0 236 km SE
from Cusco
Aug 24, 2014 18:21
(Lima)
M 6.8 210 km SW
from Cusco
Dec 20, 2023 07:11
(Lima)
M 6.2 266 km SSW
from Cusco
Dec 1, 2016 17:40
(Lima)
M 6.2 85 km SE
from Yauri
May 31, 2020 00:09
(Lima)
M 6.1 91 km SE
from Yauri
Feb 16, 2016 05:46
(Lima)
M 5.7 298 km SW
from Yauri
Oct 8, 2021 23:47
(Lima)
M 5.7 229 km S
from Cusco
May 2, 2020 19:44
(Lima)
M 5.7 254 km SE
from Cusco
Jun 24, 2017 11:09
(Lima)
M 5.7 260 km SW
from Cusco

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Cusco

Earthquakes by city in Cusco

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Cusco, Peru.

Use this regional Cusco earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Santiago, Wanchaq, Sicuani and Santa Ana.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Cusco, Peru?

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Cusco on the morning of April 9, 2024 at 11:39 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 73km west of Yauri at a depth of 120km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Cusco, Peru in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Cusco, Peru?

A 8.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Cusco on the afternoon of June 23, 2001 at 15:33 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 290km southwest of Yauri at a depth of 33km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Cusco since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Cusco, Peru?

In the past 10 years, 1043 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Cusco. This averages to 104 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 3 days.