Yesterday morning a 5.3-magnitude earthquake shook the city of Huánuco in Peru, taking the inhabitants of the area by surprise.
“A strong earthquake struck Peru today [Thursday] in the morning, with a magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale”, the website Chispa reported.
The quake was felt in the city of Huánuco, according to the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP). They also informed that it took place at 10:55 am, local time, at a depth of 30 kilometers and 25 kilometers southeast of Puerto Inca.
No damages or victims were reported.