August 17, 2022

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Lima: A 4.1 magnitude earthquake was felt in Ancon tonight

And Earthquake 4.1 magnitude was felt in Ankhan district this Friday night, Province and Territory Lima.

According to information from Institute of Geophysics of Peru (IGP)The earthquake struck at 11:20 p.m.

The agency also noted that the quake was located 31 kilometers west of the district Uncon and is 60 kilometers deep.

Meanwhile, from the Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation Peruvian Navy They pointed out that the movement in Uncon Does not create a tsunami on the Peruvian coast.

Local authorities did not report any property damage or casualties from the quake.

Intensification and prevention

The movement was grade III-IV in intensity Uncon At the level of MercalliSo it could be felt by people inside the buildings and on the streets.

In the event of a major earthquake, the Institute of Civil Defense (Indesi) It is recommended to keep an emergency bag ready.

The bag should be equipped with basic supplies and a reserve box containing light food, water, a flashlight, a radio and a blanket.

Sysmate Test

Last Sunday, Early Warning Messaging System (Sismate) conducted a new nationwide test on mobile phones in the country with 2G, 3G and 4G technology. In this regard, from the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC), they described the test as a success.

According to information from MTCSound alert, screen lights, text and vibration of equipment were activated around 3:00 pm, informing the public in advance. Unlike last May, this test took people by surprise.

These types of exercises are carried out precisely to check the functioning of the system which is in its final stages of preventing earthquakes and tsunamis.

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Sysmate A communication tool that allows undecided Send alert messages to people during and after an event, disaster or emergency situation. So far 192 tests have been conducted at 80 locations.