Plate accommodation may have caused tremors in Poços de Caldas

Plate accommodation may have caused tremors in Poços de Caldas

Residents of the city were frightened by the 2.2 degree earthquake that occurred on Tuesday afternoon (17)

Concussions were felt in different neighborhoodsPlayback / Google Street ViewSlab accommodation may have triggered the 2.2-degree earthquake on the Richter scale in Poços de Caldas in southern Minas Gerais on Tuesday (17).The explanation was given on Wednesday (18), by the UNB Seismological Observatory (University of Brasilia).The shaking was felt in neighborhoods of the city in the late afternoon.The Fire Department received several calls from frightened residents.However, no damage has been recorded in the homes and no reports of victims.Seismologist George Sand France of the UNB Observatory explains that the region has a history of physical activity.Since 2010, 10 occurrences have been recorded, which gives an average of at least one per year.- An interesting fact about Poços de Caldas is that there are these frequent reports, but there is no notification of cases with large magnitudes.The moderation and brevity of tremors in the region make it difficult ...


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