Latest earthquakes near Piura, Peru today

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List of latest earthquakes near Piura.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 7, 2024 13:27
(Lima)
M 3.5 243 km N
from Piura
Apr 7, 2024 02:13
(Lima)
M 4.0 281 km NNE
from Piura
Apr 6, 2024 23:01
(Lima)
M 3.7 275 km NNE
from Sullana
Mar 30, 2024 03:56
(Lima)
M 4.1 167 km NNW
from Piura
Mar 29, 2024 19:39
(Lima)
M 4.0 221 km ESE
from Piura
Mar 29, 2024 17:25
(Lima)
M 3.5 240 km ESE
from Piura
Mar 28, 2024 15:32
(Lima)
M 3.8 193 km SSE
from Piura
Mar 26, 2024 07:30
(Lima)
M 4.4 235 km NNW
from Piura
Mar 26, 2024 02:15
(Lima)
M 3.9 221 km ESE
from Piura
Mar 25, 2024 23:07
(Lima)
M 3.6 224 km ESE
from Piura
Mar 25, 2024 13:47
(Lima)
M 4.1 235 km ESE
from Piura
Mar 25, 2024 10:40
(Lima)
M 4.0 189 km NNE
from Piura
Mar 24, 2024 09:51
(Lima)
M 3.7 72 km N
from Sullana
Mar 24, 2024 00:46
(Lima)
M 4.1 103 km ESE
from Piura
Mar 23, 2024 17:35
(Lima)
M 4.2 150 km SE
from Piura
Mar 20, 2024 03:12
(Lima)
M 4.1 141 km W
from Piura
Mar 16, 2024 19:45
(Lima)
M 4.0 55 km SSW
from Piura
Mar 16, 2024 04:20
(Lima)
M 3.7 284 km NNW
from Sullana
Mar 4, 2024 08:23
(Lima)
M 3.6 174 km N
from Sullana
Mar 3, 2024 01:56
(Lima)
M 3.6 288 km N
from Piura
Feb 23, 2024 16:09
(Lima)
M 3.8 158 km NNE
from Piura
Feb 22, 2024 22:53
(Lima)
M 3.8 294 km ENE
from Sullana
Feb 22, 2024 02:19
(Lima)
M 3.7 200 km NNE
from Piura
Feb 21, 2024 19:07
(Lima)
M 3.8 221 km ENE
from Piura
Feb 16, 2024 23:40
(Lima)
M 3.5 285 km N
from Piura

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Piura

Piura Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
51 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.5
Apr 7, 2024 13:27

Average

A total of 512 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Piura, Peru in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 51 earthquakes per year, or 4 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Piura roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Piura in 2023. A total of 72 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Piura that year. The strongest had a 6.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Piura in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Piura 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 Piura (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 485 94.73%
Mag. 5 25 4.88%
Mag. 6 2 0.39%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Piura

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.8
On Mar 18, 2023 12:12.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.6
On Nov 20, 1960 17:01.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Piura occurred on Mar 18, 2023 12:12 local time (America/Lima timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.8 and struck 282 kilometers (175 mi) north-northeast of Piura, at a depth of 68 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Piura in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.6 earthquake struck on Nov 20, 1960 17:01, 179 kilometers (111 mi) north-northeast of Piura. It is the strongest earthquake near Piura 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 Piura, 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 Piura.

Last 10 yrs All magnitudes
2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Piura.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Mar 18, 2023 12:12
(Lima)
M 6.8 282 km NNE
from Piura
Jul 30, 2021 12:10
(Lima)
M 6.2 8 km E
from Sullana
Feb 4, 2019 12:45
(Lima)
M 5.8 293 km NNE
from Sullana
Oct 5, 2022 03:26
(Lima)
M 5.8 11 km ENE
from Sullana
Jun 5, 2017 06:34
(Lima)
M 5.6 128 km NNE
from Piura
Aug 25, 2020 00:18
(Lima)
M 5.5 131 km N
from Piura
Oct 18, 2020 01:58
(Lima)
M 5.5 193 km NW
from Piura
Nov 17, 2017 23:23
(Lima)
M 5.5 268 km NNE
from Piura
Aug 21, 2023 00:24
(Lima)
M 5.4 234 km NNE
from Piura
Aug 3, 2014 16:02
(Lima)
M 5.4 145 km NNW
from Piura

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Piura

Earthquakes by city in Piura

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

Use this regional Piura earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including Talara, Chulucanas, Catacaos, Paita, La Unión, Tambo Grande, Marcavelica, Querecotillo, Sechura and La Breita.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Piura, Peru?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Piura on the afternoon of April 7, 2024 at 13:27 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 243km north of Piura at a depth of 10km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Piura, Peru in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Piura, Peru?

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Piura on the afternoon of November 20, 1960 at 17:01 local time (America/Lima). The center of this earthquake was located 179km south of Piura at a depth of 15km under water in the South Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Piura since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Piura, Peru?

In the past 10 years, 512 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Piura. This averages to 51 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 7 days.