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The earthquake's epicenter was located 46 km west of San Vicente de Cañete and registered late last night.

An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Cañete in the region of Lima last night, according to the Geophysical Institute of Lima (IGP).

The quake was registered at 11:04 p.m. with an epicenter located 46 kilometers west of San Vicente de Cañete.

The earthquake had a depth of 63 kilometers and had an intensity of III Cañete, II Lima.

Earlier this month, three earthquakes of the same magnitude hit the region of Lima within three days. Neither caused harm or damages.

The authorities have not reported personal or material damages due to the earthquakes.