The Peruvian Geophysical Institute (IGP) reported Saturday that a 5.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the San Martin department, in the northern part of Peru, an area that is part of the Amazon zone in the Latin American Country.
The IGP reported, through its Twitter account, that the seismic activity happened at 1:42 p.m. local time and had a depth of 52 Kilometers. It happened 77 kilometers north from Nueva Cajamarca. No casualties nor material damage was reported.
The agency also reported another earthquake occurred minutes earlier in the town of Mollendo, a magnitude of 3.8 and a depth of 48 kilometers.
Geographically, Peru is located in an area known as the "Ring of Fire," known for 85 percent of the world's seismic activity, it is located on the Pacific Ocean.