Latest earthquakes near Ica, Peru today

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List of latest earthquakes near Ica.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 04:25
(Lima)
M 3.7 175 km NNW
from Chincha Alta
Apr 10, 2024 00:16
(Lima)
M 4.6 91 km NW
from Chincha Alta
Apr 6, 2024 15:04
(Lima)
M 4.0 261 km NNE
from Ica
Apr 5, 2024 22:34
(Lima)
M 3.6 296 km NNE
from Chincha Alta
Apr 4, 2024 18:11
(Lima)
M 4.0 261 km NW
from Chincha Alta
Apr 2, 2024 22:32
(Lima)
M 5.0 347 km NNE
from Chincha Alta
Apr 2, 2024 03:38
(Lima)
M 4.0 115 km NW
from Chincha Alta
Apr 1, 2024 02:42
(Lima)
M 4.0 272 km SSE
from Ica
Mar 30, 2024 06:29
(Lima)
M 3.9 278 km NW
from Chincha Alta
Mar 30, 2024 02:18
(Lima)
M 3.6 112 km NW
from Chincha Alta
Mar 26, 2024 23:56
(Lima)
M 4.0 226 km E
from Ica
Mar 26, 2024 02:16
(Lima)
M 4.2 282 km SE
from Ica
Mar 23, 2024 19:04
(Lima)
M 3.7 117 km NW
from Chincha Alta
Mar 23, 2024 10:44
(Lima)
M 4.0 107 km NNW
from Chincha Alta
Mar 22, 2024 05:16
(Lima)
M 4.4 107 km S
from Ica
Mar 19, 2024 21:11
(Lima)
M 4.0 120 km E
from Ica
Mar 17, 2024 10:28
(Lima)
M 4.5 251 km SSE
from Ica
Mar 16, 2024 16:17
(Lima)
M 3.9 232 km SE
from Ica
Mar 12, 2024 21:50
(Lima)
M 4.7 294 km ESE
from Ica
Mar 12, 2024 17:27
(Lima)
M 4.0 224 km NNE
from Ica
Mar 12, 2024 17:04
(Lima)
M 4.5 260 km NNE
from Ica
Mar 12, 2024 16:19
(Lima)
M 4.6 225 km SSW
from Ica
Mar 11, 2024 01:29
(Lima)
M 4.3 13 km ESE
from Chincha Alta
Mar 8, 2024 01:54
(Lima)
M 4.8 241 km ESE
from Ica
Mar 7, 2024 22:15
(Lima)
M 4.1 238 km E
from Ica

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Ica

Ica Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
98 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.7
Apr 13, 2024 04:25

Average

A total of 980 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Ica, Peru in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 98 earthquakes per year, or 8 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Ica roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Ica in 2022. A total of 147 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Ica that year. The strongest had a 5.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Ica in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Ica 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 Ica (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 913 93.16%
Mag. 5 65 6.63%
Mag. 6 1 0.1%
Mag. 7 1 0.1%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Ica

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.1
On Jan 14, 2018 04:18.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On May 24, 1940 11:33.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Ica occurred on Jan 14, 2018 04:18 local time (America/Lima timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.1 and struck 218 kilometers (135 mi) south-southeast of Ica, at a depth of 39 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Ica in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on May 24, 1940 11:33, 282 kilometers (175 mi) south-southeast of Chincha Alta. It is the strongest earthquake near Ica 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 Ica, 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 Ica.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Ica.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 14, 2018 04:18
(Lima)
M 7.1 218 km SSE
from Ica
Aug 24, 2014 18:21
(Lima)
M 6.8 240 km ESE
from Ica
Jun 22, 2021 21:54
(Lima)
M 5.9 101 km NW
from Chincha Alta
Oct 28, 2022 15:22
(Lima)
M 5.9 69 km SW
from Ica
Oct 28, 2022 19:09
(Lima)
M 5.8 73 km SW
from Ica
Jun 29, 2015 04:09
(Lima)
M 5.8 269 km SE
from Ica
Jun 24, 2017 11:09
(Lima)
M 5.7 293 km ESE
from Ica
Dec 27, 2020 02:11
(Lima)
M 5.7 266 km SE
from Ica
May 8, 2019 08:47
(Lima)
M 5.7 202 km SSE
from Ica
Dec 10, 2023 06:52
(Lima)
M 5.7 81 km WSW
from Ica

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Ica

Earthquakes by city in Ica

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

Use this regional Ica earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Pisco, Nazca, San Clemente and Minas de Marcona.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Ica, Peru?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Ica on the night of April 13, 2024 at 04:25 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 175km north-northwest of Chincha Alta at a depth of 105km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Ica, Peru in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ica, Peru?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Ica on the morning of May 24, 1940 at 11:33 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 282km north-northwest of Chincha Alta at a depth of 45km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Ica since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ica, Peru?

In the past 10 years, 980 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Ica. This averages to 98 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.