Two earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 and 4.7 were registered this morning in Ica

Sismos en Ica el Heraldo de Cusco Noticias

Two earthquakes of regular intensity were recorded this morning in Ica. The last earthquake recorded at 04:36 a.m., was of magnitude 5.0 and the second of magnitude 4.7; the epicenter of the latter is located in the sea 66 kilometers northwest of Marcona with a depth of 38 kilometers. The first quake was recorded at 4:20 a.m., 57 kilometers northeast of Marcona with a depth of 30 kilometers. It should be remembered that these earthquakes are classified as of regular intensity and there is no risk of tsunamis; According to the Geophysical Institute of Peru, major earthquakes at an intensity of 7 can generate tsunamis. The Geophysical Institute of Peru also calls for care with false information through social networks, earthquakes can not be predicted, so they should not transmit false messages in which predictions of earthquakes are warned. The National Institute of Civil Defense reminds the public to keep prepared, participating in drills, having a family plan in the event of an earthquake and preparing a survival backpack, in addition, in case of earthquakes, keep calm, protect yourself during the earthquake and evacuate as soon as possible. the earthquake stops Avoid calling and using text messages during an emergency.

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