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Strong earthquake in Lima and Callao of magnitude 5.6 was felt this morning

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A shaking of 5.6 magnitude was registered at 05:27 in the morning in Lima and Callao, reported the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) on their social networks.

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According to the report, the earthquake occurred at 19 kilometers northeast of Lima with a depth of 116 kilometers.

The local authorities of the National Institute of Civil Defense (Indeci) have not yet reported personal or material damage due to the earthquake that occurred this morning.

In cases of earthquake, Indeci authorities recommend acting calmly and having identified safe areas inside and outside the home, in order to avoid personal injury to be regretted.

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In addition, they advise having a emergency backpack Contains tools, portable radio, and non-perishable canned staples.

Peru is located in the area called the Pacific Ring of Fire, where approximately 85% of the world’s seismic activity is recorded.

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