Latest earthquakes near Lima, Lima Region today

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List of latest earthquakes near Lima.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 18, 2024 06:14
(Lima)
M 3.6 168 km E
from Lima
Jun 15, 2024 04:53
(Lima)
M 4.0 286 km WNW
from Lima
Jun 13, 2024 17:46
(Lima)
M 5.0 394 km NNE
from Lima
Jun 6, 2024 18:07
(Lima)
M 3.5 27 km NNW
from Lima
Jun 4, 2024 07:48
(Lima)
M 3.8 171 km S
from Lima
Jun 3, 2024 23:47
(Lima)
M 3.6 115 km E
from Lima
May 28, 2024 09:44
(Lima)
M 4.2 275 km SSE
from Lima
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 20, 2024 17:41
(Lima)
M 3.8 133 km S
from Lima
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 5.2 272 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 7, 2024 17:36
(Lima)
M 3.7 150 km NW
from Lima
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 90 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 22:17
(Lima)
M 3.8 58 km W
from Lima

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Lima

Lima Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
65 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.6
Jun 18, 2024 06:14

Average

A total of 655 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Lima, Lima Region in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 65 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Lima roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Lima in 2022. A total of 104 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Lima that year. The strongest had a 5.9 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Lima in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Lima 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 (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 609 92.98%
Mag. 5 46 7.02%
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

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 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 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 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, Lima Region 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.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Lima.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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
May 12, 2021 10:56
(Lima)
M 5.5 277 km SSE
from Lima
Feb 14, 2019 09:33
(Lima)
M 5.5 296 km E
from Lima
May 26, 2022 20:07
(Lima)
M 5.5 291 km SSE
from Lima
Oct 30, 2020 13:24
(Lima)
M 5.5 291 km NE
from Lima

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Lima

Nearest earthquakes from Lima

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

List of nearest earthquakes from Lima.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Sep 9, 2020 18:17
(Lima)
M 4.5 11 km E
from Lima
Oct 24, 2020 23:52
(Lima)
M 4.0 17 km SE
from Lima
Dec 12, 2020 02:20
(Lima)
M 4.1 17 km NNW
from Lima
Apr 1, 2020 08:58
(Lima)
M 4.5 20 km NNW
from Lima
Oct 27, 2016 22:47
(Lima)
M 4.8 25 km NNW
from Lima
Jun 19, 2019 23:43
(Lima)
M 4.3 28 km NNE
from Lima
Nov 6, 2016 17:40
(Lima)
M 4.2 27 km WSW
from Lima
Jan 29, 2024 17:04
(Lima)
M 4.2 27 km NE
from Lima
Nov 12, 2019 16:47
(Lima)
M 4.0 32 km NW
from Lima
Apr 21, 2021 11:11
(Lima)
M 4.0 31 km SSE
from Lima

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Lima

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Lima, Lima Region?

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Lima on the morning of June 18, 2024 at 06:14 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 168km east of Lima at a depth of 14km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Lima, Lima Region in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Lima, Lima Region?

A 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit near Lima 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 since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Lima, Lima Region?

In the past 10 years, 655 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Lima. This averages to 66 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.