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Powerful 8.0 earthquake hits northern Peru

A powerful earthquake registered by the USGS as M8.0 hit northern Peru at 07:11 UTC (02:41 LT) on May 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 109.9 km (68.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M8.0 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). This earthquake can have a high...

May 26, 2019

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Strong M7.0 earthquake hits southern Peru

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit southern Peru at 08:50 UTC on March 1, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 257.4 km (159.9 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on...

March 01, 2019

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Very strong and deep M7.1 earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border region

A very strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS ad M7.1 hit Peru-Brazil border region at 09:04 UTC (04:04 local time) on August 24, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 609.5 km (378.7 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw7.0 at a depth of 651 km (404.5 miles)....

August 24, 2018

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Very strong M7.1 earthquake hits near the coast of central Peru

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 (downgraded from M7.3) hit near the coast of central Peru at 09:18 UTC (04:18 local time) on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 36.3 km (22.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth...

January 14, 2018

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Deadly M5.6 earthquake hits the coast of southern Peru

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.6 hit the coast of southern Peru at 21:45 UTC (16:45 local time) on Friday, August 11, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 49.7 km (30.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.6 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). At least...

August 12, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near the coast of Peru

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit near the coast of Arequipa, Peru at 02:05 UTC on July 18, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 44.1 km (27.4 miles). This quake occurred 151 minutes after a major M7.7 earthquake near Kamchatka...

July 18, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Peru-Ecuador border region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit sparsely populated Peru-Ecuador border region at 17:49 UTC on April 18, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.7 km (6.6 miles). Ecuador's IGEPN is reporting M6.1 at a depth 16.8 km (10.4...

April 18, 2017

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Strong M5.9 earthquake at intermediate depth hits Peru

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit northern Peru at 13:13 UTC on January 2, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 111.8 km (69.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.8 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located...

January 02, 2017

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Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border region

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Peru-Brazil border region at 13:30 UTC on December 18, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 618.2 km (384 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 (preliminary) at a depth of 624 km (388 miles). According to...

December 18, 2016

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Very shallow M6.3 earthquake hits southern Peru

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Peru at 22:40 UTC on December 1, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 3.6 km (2.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located...

December 01, 2016

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Strong M6.0 earthquake at intermediate depth hits Peru

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as Mb6.0 hit northern Peru at 10:08 UTC on September 10, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 114.4 km (71 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 48.2 km (30 miles) NE of Yuracyacu (population 0), 49.9...

September 10, 2016

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Deadly M5.4 earthquake hits southern Peru

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.4 hit southern Peru at 02:58 UTC on August 15, 2016, killing at least 8 people. The quake hit near the town of Chivay, Colca Valley at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). More than 80 houses were severely damaged. ...

August 15, 2016

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Two powerful M7.6 earthquakes hit Peru-Brazil border region

Two very strong and deep, M7.6 earthquakes (USGS) hit sparsely populated Peru-Brazil border region at 22:45 and 22:50 UTC on November 24, 2015. The agency is reporting depths of 600.6 km (373 miles) and 611.7 km (380 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 593...

November 24, 2015

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Deadly M5.1 earthquake hits central Peru, leaves 60 collapsed houses

A very shallow earthquake measuring M5.1 (IGP) on the Richter scale hit central Peru on September 28, 2014, at 02:35 UTC (September 27 at 21:35 local time). Peruvian Civil Defense service said the quake struck at depth of 8 km (INDECI) . USGS is reporting M4.9 at depth

September 29, 2014

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Very strong and dangerous M6.9 earthquake hit central Peru

A very strong earthquake measuring M6.9 (USGS) on the Richter scale struck central Peru on August 24, 2014, at 23:21 UTC (18:21 local time). USGS is reporting depth of 101 km (62.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 and depth of 60 km.Epicenter was located 42 km (

August 24, 2014

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Magnitude 6.9 - Near the coast of central Peru

According to USGS, magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck near the coast of central Peru at 18:54:33 UTC; 51 km (31 miles) SSW of Ica, 112 km (69 miles) S of Chincha Alta, 201 km (124 miles) W of Puquio and 288 km (178 miles) SSE of LIMA, Peru (14.515°S, 76.009°W) at

October 28, 2011

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7.0 magnitude earthquake shakes Peru

A 7.0 -magnitude earthquake shook buildings in Peru’s capital city, Lima, on Wednesday, witnesses and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was quickly followed by a 5.3 aftershock. The USGS said the epicenter of the quake was 82.07 kilometres north

August 24, 2011