An earthquake of 4.5-magnitude on the Richter scale shook the Peruvian capital of Lima early Monday morning, with no casualties or material damage.
The news website 24 Horas informed that the quake occurred at 2:48 am local time and its epicenter was located 24 kilometers northwest of Matucana in the Huarochirí province.
Also, according to the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP for its name in Spanish), the depth of the earthquake was 100 kilometers.
So far, the authorities of the National Civil Defense Institute (Indeci) have not reported personal or material damages.
Peru is a country were many earthquakes take place every year, all year long because it is located in what is called the Ring of Fire. In this area, 85% of the world seismic activity takes place.
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