Earthquake of 4.6 Magnitude Shakes Peru


An earthquake registering 4.6 magnitude that shook areas of Peru occurred just 38 kilometers from the Yunguyo, Moquegua, region of the country, according to early reports. The quake happened on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at UTC time 5:14 a.m., in a region known for its seismic activity.

No tsunami warnings were issued and there have been no reports of any damage or injuries that the seismic event was responsible for causing.

The earth shaker was relatively minor at a 4.6 magnitude though it could be an indication of more to come from this quake prone region of the world. Fortunately, no damages or injuries have been thus far reported due to the quake.

Written By Douglas Cobb

Photo by Jon Sullivan – Flickr License

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