- A 4.3 earthquake was registered in Lima, Peru
- In Arequipa there were also more than 7 earthquakes.
- The strongest was a 4.4 magnitude earthquake
Last Saturday, in Peru, earthquakes were registered in different locations, which ended up alarming the general population. It was through social networks that it was confirmed that this was happening and where further information regarding the quakes was shared.
In Arequipa, a state of the South American country, they reported that they even registered seven earthquakes, where the strongest was a 4.4 magnitude earthquake. Users have explained on social networks that they managed to perceive the quakes and that they were ‘mild’. The government and local media reported that citizens should have their ’emergency backpack’ on hand, as a preventive measure.
Peru October earthquakes registered: Turn on alerts
It is early morning on October 9, in Peru, a series of telluric movements were registered that alerted the population and manifested themselves on social networks mentioning that they are already ‘used’ to the earthquakes that occur in the country. It was the account of the Geophysical Institute of Peru, who alerted the Internet users.
The first earthquake was registered in the Chilca area, Cañete. The following occurred in Arequipa, where the Geophysical Institute of Peru alerted up to seven earthquakes in the seismograph. Fortunately, there was no damage in the vicinity of the epicenter and citizens reported that in some places it was not possible to ‘feel’ it. Filed Under: Peru October earthquakes recorded
Peru October earthquakes registered: The Chilca earthquake
According to the official account of the Geophysical Institute of Peru on Twitter, it announced that at 3:02 am, there was an earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale. The earthquake had a depth of 53 kilometers and an intensity of “3” on the Mercalli scale. The residents announced that it felt like ‘a heavy truck was passing by’.
“IGP / CENSIS / RS 2021-0643 Date and Local Time: 10/09/2021 03:02:50 Magnitude: 4.3 Depth: 53km Latitude: -12.61 Length: -76.91 Intensity: III-IV Chilca Reference: 22 km SW of Chilca, Cañete – Lima ”, reads the tweet published by the official account of the Institute and those who informed at all times to the population. Filed Under: Peru October earthquakes recorded
Peru October earthquakes recorded: Arequipa trembled up to seven times
In Cabanaconde, Caylloma, Arequipa, more than seven earthquakes were registered that alerted the population to take precautionary measures due to the fear that exists. Some of the users, shared their experiences through Twitter, mentioning that they had been able to experience the constant earthquakes and that since six in the afternoon, the day before, it was shaking.
Some users asked if it was ‘normal’ for it to tremble several times in a row and asked the IGP to answer the doubts that were arising among the inhabitants of those localities. Some mentioned that it was due to constant climate change in the country and that “other natural phenomena were going to exist.” Filed Under: Peru October earthquakes recorded
Peru earthquakes recorded October: Shaking begins in Arequipa
According to Infobae, the Geophysical Institute of Peru, in the Caylloma area they have been the epicenter of these telluric movements. Every couple of minutes, the IGP was updating its Twitter page where they shared more information about the earthquakes that were taking place in that area of the country.
“IGP / CENSIS / RS 2021-0638 Date and Local Time: 10/09/2021 00:20:55 Magnitude: 4.3 Depth: 11km Latitude: -15.68 Length: -71.95 Intensity: IV Cabanacon Reference: 7 km SE of Cabanaconde, Caylloma – Arequipa ”, the IGP reported. This earthquake was “stronger” than the one that occurred in Chilca. Filed Under: Peru October earthquakes recorded
Peru October earthquakes register: They were followed
There were 29 minutes of difference between the first earthquake and the second, which alerted the population that in social networks mentioned ‘not being able to sleep’ due to the fear that the recorded earthquakes produced in them. Some even said it was “very strange” that earthquakes occurred so often.
“IGP / CENSIS / RS 2021-0639 Date and Local Time: 10/09/2021 00:49:57 Magnitude: 4.4 Depth: 11km Latitude: -15.71 Length: -71.93 Intensity: IV Cabanacon Reference: 11 km SE of Cabanaconde, Caylloma – Arequipa ”, the Geophysical Institute of Peru announced through a tweet. Filed Under: Peru October earthquakes recorded
The epicenter was Cabaconde
Most of the earthquakes had as their epicenter the Cabanconde area, in Arequipa. The population was deeply concerned about how often the earthquakes were taking place; However, the authorities did not mention that there were damages in the area where the earthquakes took place.
“IGP / CENSIS / RS 2021-0640 Date and Local Time: 10/09/2021 01:12:50 Magnitude: 4.0 Depth: 11km Latitude: -15.70 Length: -71.99 Intensity: III-IV Cabanacon Reference: 9 km S of Cabanaconde, Caylloma – Arequipa ”, reads the tweet published by the IGP and where citizens were quite concerned about the telluric movements.
Another earthquake is registered in Pinchollo
In the state of Arequipa, but this time in Pinchollo, an earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale was registered. This earthquake was one of the most commented on in the profile of the Geophysical Institute of Peru, where they said that it was due to the “volcanic area near that site” and that it was one of the feasible responses to the various earthquakes.
“IGP / CENSIS / RS 2021-0642 Date and Local Time: 10/09/2021 02:41:21 Magnitude: 4.0 Depth: 12km Latitude: -15.68 Length: -71.87 Intensity: III-IV Pinchollo Reference: 8 km SW of Pinchollo, Caylloma – Arequipa ”, mentioned the page of the Geophysical Institute of Peru, where all the morning it was shaking.
They ask you to participate in a drill
Among the comments on the profile of the Geophysical Institute of Peru, a user asked the others to participate in the drill to be carried out in Arequipa, so that they were attentive to any disaster that might exist. In that tweet, the person insisted that they should have the emergency backpack ready and follow the instructions.
“People from Arequipa, on the 13th, there is a drill, let’s participate, prepare backpacks, and well, always be vigilant and do not run away, go to sleep”, reads the tweet that said account shared and that urges the inhabitants of Arequipa to stay Informed, participate in the drill that will take place in a couple of days and do not ‘panic’.
Users on social networks, asked Internet users that if they belonged to Peru to be attentive to any eventuality that might arise at that time. The use of the emergency backpack was requested, giving priority to children and the elderly, in addition to emphasizing that they “remain calm” in the face of the panic produced by earthquakes.
“In Arequipa there have been many earthquakes for hours. So: Stay tuned. Have your emergency backpack. In the event of an earthquake of greater intensity, evacuate to safe areas. Prioritize children and older adults. Keep calm. ”, Said the user who shared the information, in the early hours of this Saturday.
In Mexico it also trembles
Magnitude 4.7 earthquake shakes southern Mexico, in the Chiapas area, west of the Comalapa border, according to the bill Twitter of the National Seismological Service (SSN) and USGS, the tremor was reported around 5 in the morning and provoked the reaction of the authorities in the country.
The reports Preliminary reports indicate that the earthquake occurred around 4:33 am and so far no people have been reported injured or deceased, as well as no significant material damage, however all the reaction protocols were activated.
In Chiapas it happened
This tremor is preceded by some that occurred just 11 hours ago in San Pedro Pochutla, in Oaxaca, magnitude 4.1 and another 20 hours ago from the other end of the country, southwest of Lázaro Cárdenas, in the border state with the United States, Baja California.
So far, September is the month that has registered more earthquakes this year throughout the country, but in the world there have been some of strong magnitude that have left fatalities and then we will give a review of some of the most shocking.
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