I felt a seismic shock at the São Paulo team hotel in Lima, Peru. Two tremors occurred in the early hours of the morning, and the second was the strongest, according to the testimony of a club advisor on social media.
The Sao Paulo tri-color team traveled to face Sporting Cristal in the first round of the group stage Libertadores. The confrontation takes place today in Lima at 21:30.
According to the Peruvian Geophysical Institute, there was an earthquake with a magnitude of light (5.0 on the Richter scale). There were no reports of injuries or material damage. Despite the fear, all of the cast members are doing well, according to the club’s advice.
The event started around 11:50 PM (local time) in Canetti County and can be felt in Lima. On social media, the Peruvian National Police has asked residents to calm down, in addition to advising them on preventive measures, such as carrying a backpack of food, water and first aid equipment.