The @ChileAlertaApp account has issued a seismic warning announcing the detection of an earthquake in Paraguay’s capital at approximately 9:00 p.m. this Wednesday.
Social media users reported that they actually felt some kind of earthquake, especially in the buildings located in Asuncion.
A seismological station located in Uruguay detected the earthquake that occurred a few minutes ago in Paraguay. So far we do not know the official parameters of the earthquake, when they are available they will be published in our account. Did you feel the earthquake? Did you notice the damage?; Tell us. #Earthquake pic.twitter.com/PZPpyEZUJr
– World Earthquake Alert (SismoAlertaMun) March 31, 2022
The truth will be related to Earthquake 5.2 degrees shook tonight Huazhouthe capital of the province of Huaura Lima and felt in the city gear. The telluric motion occurred at 19:11 and The epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km west of Huazhou Cityidentifies the National Seismological Center of the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) on its Twitter account.
tremor was The depth is 30 km and the intensity of V in Huazhou is moderate. The shock was seen in the capital of the Republic, where some ripped out the door of their homes or the street to put themselves in a safe place.
No tsunami warning
The Civil Defense has not reported, so far, any personal or material damages. Monitor the area at risk. This event was reported by the Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation (DHN) of the Peruvian Navy “No tsunami is born on the coast of Peru”.
Peru is located in a region called the Pacific Ring of Fire, where 85% of the world’s seismic activity is recorded.
Feedback on social networks
As always when a transcendent event occurs, word of Wednesday’s tremor in Lima began spreading quickly on Twitter. This is how you can see the various reactions. It should be noted that no human or material losses were reported due to this telluric movement.
Some have even linked the earthquake to celebrating the country because of Peru got its pass to the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar qualifiers. Look at the reactions on social networks.
What is an emergency backpack?
It is an item that contains basic necessities that we can use when an earthquake occurs and we cannot stay in our homes or if basic services such as water and electricity are interrupted.
Keep in mind that you can make one for your relatives to use, so you’ll have to double down on the items we’ll mention below.
What should be in an emergency backpack?
Roughly, this backpack weighs about 8 kilograms for all the items we will be including, according to the instructions of Indeci, the National Institute of Civil Defense. This should contain:
hand and face towel
first aid bag
Antibiotics / anti-inflammatories
1/2 liter of bottled water
Important: You must specify an expiration date or carry a card with this information.
It is recommended that it be cash and preferably cash.
Fact: If you don’t have a backpack, you can use a bag, basket, or accessory you have available to be able to collect all the items.