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Earthquake Shakes Cañete Area

June 27
14:50 2012

On Wednesday morning at 7:41 a.m., an earthquake measuring 4.2  on the Richter scale, shook the province of Cañete, in the Lima region.

According to the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) the earthquake’s epicenter was located 21 kilometers east of San Vicente de Cañete at a depth of 38 kilometers.

According to RPP Noticias, movement was also felt in Chincha, Ica province.

The quake occurred 21 kilometers east of San Vicente de Cañete.

The quake occurred 21 kilometers east of San Vicente de Cañete. Image: Google Maps

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