ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A 5.5 Peru earthquake today 2013 has just struck south of Lima. The Peru earthquake today November 25, 2013 began in the afternoon hours. It marks one of the strongest Peru temblors to strike in recent days. Damage assessment is pending.
USGS indicates to news that a 5.5 magnitude Peru terremoto struck just after 3:06 pm local time. The quake however had a huge depth. USGS indicates to news that the quake struck forty-six miles below ground level. As a result the region of impact was limited.
Officials tell news that the quake was twenty-six miles north of Quilmana. The quake was thirty-one miles south of Imperial. It began thirty-two miles north of Nuevo Imperial and roughly thirty-two miles east of Mala. The quake also hit seventy-two miles south of Lima, Peru. No reports of injuries have yet to be indicated today.
A series of strong quakes have hit Peru recently. In July a 6.0 magnitude quake hit the county. In November last year, a 5.9 Peru earthquake began in the central section of the country. The quake was thirty-four miles southwest of Campoverde. The quake was also forty-nine miles southwest of Pucallpa and seventy miles east of Tingo Maria. The quake also began one hundred miles east of Uchiza.