Thursday 07 July 2022 - 5:04:48 pm

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes Peruvian coast


LIMA, 13th May, 2022 (WAM) -- A 5.5 magnitude earthquake was felt in Peru's central coastal region on Thursday afternoon, according to Peru's National Earthquake Centre, known as IGP, with buildings seen shaking in capital Lima.

According to Reuters, the earthquake was at a depth of 49 kilometres (30.45 miles) according to initial estimates and its epicentre was located about 60 km (37 miles) south of Lima.

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