In Peru, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoIn Peru, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred on Friday in North-Eastern Peru, reports the US Geological survey (USGS).

Tremors recorded in 04.12 UTC (7.12 MSK) to 64 kilometres South-East of the city of Contamana. The earthquake lies at a depth of 150,4 km.

Information on possible victims and destructions did not arrive. The tsunami threat was not announced.