Description

Near the coast of Peru, a magnitude 8.4 earthquake occurs. At least 138 people killed, 2,687 injured, 17,510 homes destroyed and 35,549 homes damaged in the Arequipa-Camana-Tacna area. A resulting tsunami measured as high as 7 metres, reaching inland 1 kilometre

Location

Peru

Rate

Important (6)

Sphere

Eatherquackes

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