Latest earthquakes near Lima Region, Peru today

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List of latest earthquakes near Lima Region.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 22, 2024 20:21
(Lima)
M 3.7 63 km SSW
from Lima
May 22, 2024 11:37
(Lima)
M 3.6 188 km SSE
from Lima
May 21, 2024 22:00
(Lima)
M 4.0 175 km N
from Barranca
May 20, 2024 17:41
(Lima)
M 3.8 133 km S
from Lima
May 16, 2024 09:08
(Lima)
M 4.0 207 km NW
from Barranca
May 16, 2024 07:46
(Lima)
M 3.6 102 km NE
from Lima
May 16, 2024 00:55
(Lima)
M 4.0 283 km SSE
from Lima
May 16, 2024 00:13
(Lima)
M 5.2 274 km SSE
from Lima
May 16, 2024 00:02
(Lima)
M 4.3 288 km SSE
from Lima
May 15, 2024 23:59
(Lima)
M 4.4 287 km SSE
from Lima
May 15, 2024 22:12
(Lima)
M 3.7 104 km NE
from Lima
May 15, 2024 21:39
(Lima)
M 4.8 290 km SSE
from Lima
May 12, 2024 14:58
(Lima)
M 4.1 140 km ENE
from Lima
May 12, 2024 09:54
(Lima)
M 4.1 223 km NNW
from Barranca
May 8, 2024 01:41
(Lima)
M 4.1 268 km WNW
from Barranca
May 7, 2024 17:36
(Lima)
M 3.7 53 km SW
from Barranca
May 5, 2024 15:43
(Lima)
M 3.5 66 km SE
from Lima
May 5, 2024 06:01
(Lima)
M 3.8 61 km S
from Lima
May 5, 2024 04:32
(Lima)
M 4.6 88 km W
from Lima
May 5, 2024 03:18
(Lima)
M 4.1 182 km SSE
from Lima
May 5, 2024 01:04
(Lima)
M 4.2 255 km NE
from Lima
May 4, 2024 23:16
(Lima)
M 4.0 274 km NE
from Barranca
May 4, 2024 22:17
(Lima)
M 3.8 58 km W
from Lima
May 4, 2024 22:01
(Lima)
M 3.5 63 km SSE
from Lima
May 4, 2024 20:29
(Lima)
M 3.5 61 km SSE
from Lima

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Lima Region

Recent Lima Region Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Lima Region. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Lima Region and elsewhere.

Lima Region Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
88 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.7
May 22, 2024 20:21

Average

A total of 886 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Lima Region, Peru in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 88 earthquakes per year, or 7 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Lima Region roughly every 4 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Lima Region in 2022. A total of 145 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Lima Region that year. The strongest had a 5.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Lima Region in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Lima Region 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 Lima Region (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 832 93.91%
Mag. 5 54 6.09%
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 Lima Region

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 5.9
On Oct 28, 2022 15:22.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.2
On May 24, 1940 11:33.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Lima Region occurred on Oct 28, 2022 15:22 local time (America/Lima timezone). It had a magnitude of 5.9 and struck 291 kilometers (181 mi) south-southeast of Lima, at a depth of 14 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Lima Region in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.2 earthquake struck on May 24, 1940 11:33, 102 kilometers (63 mi) south-southeast of Lima. It is the strongest earthquake near Lima Region 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 Lima Region, 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 Lima Region.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Lima Region.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Oct 28, 2022 15:22
(Lima)
M 5.9 291 km SSE
from Lima
Jun 22, 2021 21:54
(Lima)
M 5.9 81 km SSE
from Lima
Oct 28, 2022 19:09
(Lima)
M 5.8 288 km SSE
from Lima
Nov 29, 2017 01:29
(Lima)
M 5.7 279 km SSE
from Lima
Dec 10, 2023 06:52
(Lima)
M 5.7 261 km SSE
from Lima
Jan 7, 2022 05:27
(Lima)
M 5.6 53 km ENE
from Lima
Mar 31, 2019 10:27
(Lima)
M 5.5 191 km WNW
from Barranca
May 26, 2022 20:07
(Lima)
M 5.5 291 km SSE
from Lima
Feb 14, 2019 09:33
(Lima)
M 5.5 296 km E
from Lima
Oct 30, 2020 13:24
(Lima)
M 5.5 291 km NE
from Lima

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Lima Region

Earthquakes by city in Lima Region

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

Use this regional Lima Region earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Chosica, Breña, San Isidro, Jesus Maria, Huaral, Huacho, Nuevo Imperial, Imperial, Paramonga, Chancay, Hualmay, San Vicente de Cañete, Huaura and Mala.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Lima Region, Peru?

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Lima Region on the evening of May 22, 2024 at 20:21 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 63km south-southwest of Lima at a depth of 32km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Lima Region, Peru in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Lima Region, Peru?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Lima Region on the morning of May 24, 1940 at 11:33 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 102km north-northwest of Lima at a depth of 45km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Lima Region since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Lima Region, Peru?

In the past 10 years, 886 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Lima Region. This averages to 89 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.