International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255774
Event time 2020-09-03 04:20:59 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 09:20:59 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 04:50:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 4
Depth 28 km
Class Light
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 2
Possible effects A few people might notice movement if they are at rest and/or on the upper floors of tall buildings.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent South-America
Country Peru
Administration area Lima
Nearest settlement Aquashuarco
Distance 45 km
Course WNW
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region South Pacific
Water surface name South Pacific Ocean

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Puerto Supe (57.13 km), Puerto De Huacho (69.70 km)
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.