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Peru: 4.5M earthquake shakes Lima

By Manuel Vigo

According to Peru’s Geophysical Institute the earthquake occurred at 12:35 pm local time, and measured 4.5 degrees on the Richter scale.

Peru: 4.5M earthquake shakes Lima

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A mild earthquake shook Lima on Sunday afternoon.


According to Peru’s Geophysical Institute (IGP) the earthquake occurred at 12:35 pm local time, and measured 4.5 degrees on the Richter scale.


The tremor struck during the country’s Independence Day military parade. The quake’s epicenter was located offshore, 7.5 kilometers northwest of Callao, and had a depth of 58 kilometers, IGP reported.


No injuries or damages were reported after the quake.