An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 hits Peru and is felt by residents of Acre

Tremor was felt at a depth of 28 kilometers in the Pillcopata region and tremors were registered in Porto Velho, Brasiléia and Sena Madureira

earthquake.usgs.gov/DivulgaçãoTremor was registered near Peru’s border with Brazil

One earthquake of magnitude 5.7 on the Richter Scale was recorded this Saturday night, 9 in the city of Pillcopata, in Peru, just over 200 kilometers away from the city of Mamoadate, at the “tip” of the Acre. On social networks, residents of the city of Porto Velho reported that they felt the effect of the tremor in objects in the house and in the buildings in which they live. “I felt in Porto Velho just now. I thought I was dizzy”, reported a resident. “The building swung like a pendulum. I’m scared so far,” said another internet user on social media. According to Earthquake Monitor, which records reports of tremors in real time, the tremor was also felt in the cities of Brasiléia and Sena Madureira, in the province of Calca, in Cuzco, and in Bolivia. So far, there is no record of structural damage caused in the Brazilian State due to the reverberation of the tremor. According to the Geophysical Institute of Peru, the quake was registered at a depth of 28 kilometers and had a force of level 4. So far, the National Institute of Civil Defense of Peru has also not registered any cases of deaths, injuries or material damage. in the region.

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