Peru rattled by 5.9 magnitude earthquake: the 8th tremor in a week

November 10, 2012PERUA 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck northeast of Lima, Peru today. The quake struck at a depth of 118 km (73 miles) and the epicenter was some 55 km (34 miles) SSW of Campoverde, Peru. There have been no initial reports of damage. Today’s quake is the latest in a series of quakes that have rattled Peru this week. A light earthquake shook Lima early on Monday morning, the latest in a series of mild earthquakes that have shaken the capital over the past few days. According to Peru’s Geophysical Institute (IGP) the quake measured 3.9 degrees on the Richter scale, and occurred at 3:08 am. The earthquake’s epicenter, the IGP said, was located 58 kilometers southeast of the capital, 50 kilometers underground. According to local radio RPP, Lima has experienced 7 earthquakes in the past 5 days. –Peru this week
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6 Responses to Peru rattled by 5.9 magnitude earthquake: the 8th tremor in a week

  1. Aimee says:

    I just felt my house shake in Knoxville, TN around 12:14 Eastern time.

  2. Mark Taylor says:

    4.3 centered just outside of Whitesburg, KY today around noon. Felt pretty strong here in Knoxville, TN a fairly significant distance away. Active week for quakes shaping up ahead….

  3. Irene C says:

    M4.3 – 13km (8mi) W of Whitesburg, Kentucky

  4. whatevaforeva says:

    Myanmar china 7.0. Few minutes ago……

  5. Colleen says:

    4.3 quake in Kentucky. My husband and son, and daughter felt it in our home. I just posted the experience on another blog here. Everyone stay safe. The earthquakes are getting more and more intense.

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