4.5 earthquake in Junin, Peru


The central Peru region of Junin experienced an earthquake at 10: 08 Monday morning, reports the Geophysical Institute of Peru.

Registering a 4.5 on the Richter scale, the epicenter was located 48 kilometers west of Junin city. The depth measured to be 112 kilometers.

The Waytapallana mountain range, located in the south central area of the region, holds a great fault, making the area susceptible to earthquakes.

No injuries of damages have yet been reported.
The central Peru region experiences a slight rumble Monday morning.



Agnes Rivera

A U.S. native plucked from the green surroundings of her home state of Oregon, Agnes Rivera has been living in Lima, Peru, fulfilling various occupations such as teaching, translating, and journalism. While indoors she uses her time creatively to build "recycled art" and read fiction, she is quick to use any excuse to be outdoors, balancing her inner home-body lifestyle with an adventurous spirit to explore all that Peru has to offer.