Earthquakes, tremors | April 7, 2011 [ 14:05 ]
No tsunami warning for Peru after new Japan quakeAndina
No tsunami warning has been issued for the Peruvian coast following the 7.4 magnitude earthquake that shook northern Japan earlier today.
The announcement was made by Navy Capt. Atilio Aste, a spokesman for Peru's National Tsunami Warning System, who said "there is no cause for alarm" in our country due to the new earthquake that shook Japan and the tsunami warning issued in the Asian country.
The analysis of the situation carried out in the country and the international alert systems warned about a possible tsunami, but only on the Japanese coast.
A new 7.4 magnitude earthquake shook Japan at 9 a.m. Lima time (23:24 in Japan) and mainly affected the northeastern province of Miyagi.