Latest earthquakes near La Libertad, Peru today

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List of latest earthquakes near La Libertad.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 14, 2024 09:05
(Lima)
M 4.2 234 km NW
from Trujillo
Apr 12, 2024 11:09
(Lima)
M 4.1 291 km E
from Trujillo
Apr 11, 2024 08:59
(Lima)
M 4.0 146 km E
from Trujillo
Apr 3, 2024 15:25
(Lima)
M 3.5 115 km SSE
from Trujillo
Mar 29, 2024 19:39
(Lima)
M 4.0 265 km N
from Trujillo
Mar 29, 2024 17:25
(Lima)
M 3.5 262 km N
from Trujillo
Mar 28, 2024 15:32
(Lima)
M 3.8 178 km NNW
from Trujillo
Mar 26, 2024 02:15
(Lima)
M 3.9 268 km N
from Trujillo
Mar 25, 2024 23:07
(Lima)
M 3.6 264 km N
from Trujillo
Mar 25, 2024 13:47
(Lima)
M 4.1 278 km N
from Trujillo
Mar 24, 2024 00:46
(Lima)
M 4.1 298 km NNW
from Trujillo
Mar 23, 2024 17:35
(Lima)
M 4.2 231 km NNW
from Trujillo
Mar 18, 2024 01:45
(Lima)
M 4.3 287 km SSE
from Trujillo
Mar 17, 2024 13:41
(Lima)
M 3.8 139 km S
from Trujillo
Mar 12, 2024 18:23
(Lima)
M 4.0 132 km W
from Trujillo
Feb 29, 2024 09:46
(Lima)
M 4.3 271 km SSW
from Trujillo
Feb 19, 2024 11:23
(Lima)
M 5.0 142 km SSE
from Trujillo
Feb 19, 2024 03:51
(Lima)
M 5.1 357 km ENE
from Trujillo
Feb 18, 2024 19:10
(Lima)
M 4.4 134 km E
from Trujillo
Feb 11, 2024 13:17
(Lima)
M 4.0 185 km SSE
from Trujillo
Feb 6, 2024 20:08
(Lima)
M 4.0 141 km WNW
from Trujillo
Feb 3, 2024 18:30
(Lima)
M 5.2 106 km W
from Trujillo
Jan 29, 2024 15:01
(Lima)
M 3.9 167 km SSE
from Trujillo
Jan 23, 2024 12:17
(Lima)
M 4.2 151 km NW
from Trujillo
Jan 10, 2024 18:54
(Lima)
M 5.0 354 km NE
from Trujillo

Map of Latest Earthquakes near La Libertad

La Libertad Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
41 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.2
Apr 14, 2024 09:05

Average

A total of 412 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of La Libertad, Peru in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 41 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near La Libertad roughly every 8 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near La Libertad in 2022. A total of 67 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of La Libertad that year. The strongest had a 5.2 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of La Libertad in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near La Libertad 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 La Libertad (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 385 93.45%
Mag. 5 27 6.55%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near La Libertad

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.8
On Jul 28, 2021 19:32.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.1
On Oct 17, 1966 16:42.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near La Libertad occurred on Jul 28, 2021 19:32 local time (America/Lima timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.8 and struck 106 kilometers (66 mi) west-southwest of Trujillo, at a depth of 23 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near La Libertad in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.1 earthquake struck on Oct 17, 1966 16:42, 297 kilometers (185 mi) west-southwest of Trujillo. It is the strongest earthquake near La Libertad 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 La Libertad, 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 La Libertad.

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List of strongest earthquakes near La Libertad.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 28, 2021 19:32
(Lima)
M 5.8 106 km WSW
from Trujillo
Apr 26, 2015 18:35
(Lima)
M 5.6 91 km WSW
from Trujillo
Mar 31, 2019 10:27
(Lima)
M 5.5 208 km S
from Trujillo
Nov 20, 2018 01:38
(Lima)
M 5.4 199 km SSE
from Trujillo
Oct 31, 2014 13:42
(Lima)
M 5.4 299 km E
from Trujillo
Jan 15, 2020 04:45
(Lima)
M 5.4 254 km S
from Trujillo
Apr 1, 2015 11:45
(Lima)
M 5.3 289 km SSE
from Trujillo
Feb 24, 2020 23:15
(Lima)
M 5.3 109 km W
from Trujillo
Jan 28, 2017 01:42
(Lima)
M 5.3 137 km S
from Trujillo
Apr 1, 2017 20:38
(Lima)
M 5.3 242 km WNW
from Trujillo

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near La Libertad

Earthquakes by city in La Libertad

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

Use this regional La Libertad earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Chepén, Chocope, Pacasmayo, Guadalupe, Laredo, Moche, Santiago de Cao, Huamachuco, Paiján, Virú and San Pedro de Lloc.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in La Libertad, Peru?

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit near La Libertad on the morning of April 14, 2024 at 09:05 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 234km northwest of Trujillo at a depth of 51km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near La Libertad, Peru in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near La Libertad, Peru?

A 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit near La Libertad on the afternoon of October 17, 1966 at 16:42 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 297km south-southeast of Trujillo at a depth of 40km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near La Libertad since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near La Libertad, Peru?

In the past 10 years, 412 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from La Libertad. This averages to 41 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 9 days.