Peru Historic Earthquakes 1963-2013

The maps below show very-strong (M6.6-M7.5) to major (M7.6+) earthquake events and their aftershock sequences in or near Peru and are based on data sourced from ANSS – Advanced National Seismic System.
The general parameters used are 1-2 degrees of distance surrounding the epi-centre and a time span of 60 days after the Major main shock in each case.
Click on Icon for event details.
To view larger map and the list, click on text “View Larger Map” below map.
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Events featured

Main Very-Strong or Major events with aftershocks are purple icons numbered from oldest to newest.
Icons without numbers are “loners” without aftershock sequences, standard colour coding.

[13] 6.9Mw, 28/10/2011


mag7= 0 , mag6= 1 , mag5= 6
mag4= 20 , mag3= 0 total= 27
total energy released= 355,527.955 TTNT

[12] 8.0Me, 15/08/2007


mag8= 1 , mag6= 3 , mag5= 33
mag4= 125 , mag3= 9 total= 170
total energy released= 15,254,739.61 TTNT

[11] 8.4Mw, 23/06/2001


mag8= 1, mag7= 1 , mag6= 3 , mag5= 66
mag4= 302 , mag3= 26 total= 398
total energy released= 64,285,866.85 TTNT

[10] 6.6Me, 03/04/1998


mag7= 0 , mag6= 1 , mag5= 0
mag4= 1 , mag3= 3 total= 5
total energy released= 119,889.678 TTNT

[9] 7.7Me, 12/11/1996


mag7= 1 , mag6= 2 , mag5= 18
mag4= 50 , mag3= 9 total= 80
total energy released= 5,428,316.098 TTNT

[8] 7.5Mw, 21/02/1996


mag7= 1 , mag6= 0 , mag5= 1
mag4= 23 , mag3= 0 total= 25
total energy released= 2,684,700.757 TTNT

[7] 7.0Me, 03/10/1995


mag7= 1 , mag6= 1 , mag5= 10
mag4= 64 , mag3= 3 total= 79
total energy released= 587,945.313 TTNT

[6] 6.8Ms, 05/04/1991


mag7= 0 , mag6= 1 , mag5= 9
mag4= 37 , mag3= 2 total= 49
total energy released= 252,971.511 TTNT

[5] 6.9Ms, 16/02/1979


mag7= 0 , mag6= 1 , mag5= 6
mag4= 2 , mag3= 0 total= 9
total energy released= 344,094.265 TTNT

[4] 7.6Ms, 03/10/1974


mag7= 2 , mag6= 0 , mag5= 4
mag4= 24 , mag3= 0 total= 30
total energy released= 4,746,871.433 TTNT

[3] 7.6Ms, 10/12/1970


mag7= 1 , mag6= 0 , mag5= 11
mag4= 45 , mag3= 0 total= 57
total energy released= 3,818,574.155 TTNT

[2] 7.8Ms, 31/05/1970


mag7= 1 , mag6= 2 , mag5= 26
mag4= 27 , mag3= 0 total= 56
total energy released= 7,653,773.405 TTNT

[1] 6.9Ms, 19/06/1968


mag7= 0 , mag6= 1 , mag5= 9
mag4= 48 , mag3= 0 total= 58
total energy released= 360,454.033 TTNT
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