Earthquake shook Peru 5 degrees and felt in Argentina

Earthquake shook Peru 5 degrees and felt in Argentina -

An earthquake of 5 magnitude on the Richter scale struck at 01.11 (23.11, Argentina hour) South Peru, without at the moment is informed whether human or material damage caused, while a 2.8 and a 3.7. were recorded last night in the provinces of Jujuy and Salta by National Institute of Seismic Prevention (IMPRES) of Argentina.

In Peru the movement had its hypocenter 16.3 kilometers deep and 28 kilometers northeast of the town of Lluta and 69 northwest of Arequipa, according to the office of EFE .

Meanwhile, the Inpres, under the Ministry of Planning Federal, Public Investment and Services, indicated in the table "Recent earthquakes in Argentina determined by the Inpres" published on its website last night two movements, one in the province of Jujuy and one in Salta recorded.

the first of the phenomena, automatically calculated, occurred at 21:01:08, 232 kilometers deep and was 2.8 magnitude, while the second occurred at 21:03:43, 10 kilometers deep and 3.7 degrees, the agency reported

Source:. Telam

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