Three earthquakes shake Peru

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Three earthquakes shook the Peruvian coast on Thursday morning, according to Peru’s Geophysical Institute (IGP). 

The first quake shook Nazca at 12:15 a.m, and had a magnitude of 4.0 on the Richter scale.

At 2:30 a.m. a 4.8 magnitude earthquake shook the city of Tumbes, in northern Peru. Its epicenter took place 33 kilometers southeast of the city, and had a depth of 67 kilometers, Peru21 reported.

According to the daily, a third earthquake shook Peru’s capital at 2:52 a.m. The quake had a magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale, and its epicenter was located 24 kilometers southeast of Ancon, with a depth of 66 kilometers.

So far Civil Defense officials have reported no injuries or damages from the earthquakes.

The first quake shook a Nazca province, at 12:15 a.m, and had a magnitude of 4.0 on the Richter scale. Other earthquakes were also felt in Tumbes and Lima.

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