An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 was recorded at 10:30 p.m. in the city of Huaytará, homonymous province, Huancavelica region, the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) reported on its social networks.
According to the report, the telluric movement occurred 28 kilometers northwest of Huaytará with a depth of 110 kilometers.
The local authorities of National Institute of Civil Defense (Indeci) They 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 homein order to avoid personal injury to regret.
In addition, they advise having an emergency backpack that contains tools, portable radio and basic non-perishable canned food.
Peru is located in the area called the Pacific Ring of Fire.where approximately 85% of the world’s seismic activity is recorded.