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Activities Return To Normal In Ica Following 6.3 Quake

Activity returned to normal on Monday following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake that rattled Peru’s south coast Ica region, daily El Comercio reported. The earthquake occurred at 12:10 a.m. on Monday and its epicenter was 47 kilometers southwest of the city of Ica. Many of the residents spent the night in the […]

by · January 31, 2012 · 0 comments · Environment, Natural Disasters

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Peru’s central jungle

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Peru’s central jungle region on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake was located near the jungle city of Pucallpa, located about 370 miles from Lima and close to Peru’s border with Brazil. The USGS said the quake’s depth was 145 kilometers, or about […]

Peru to provide financial support for citizens in earthquake-hit Japan

Peru is to provide financial support to its citizens in Japan who are looking to return home following the magnitude-9.0 earthquake that hit the Asian country last week, President Alan Garcia said Wednesday. “To the Peruvian who wants to return, we have to help,” state news agency Andina reported Garcia […]

President García attends Piñera’s inauguration in Chile

President Alan García arrived in Chile Thursday morning to attend the presidential inauguration of Sebastián Piñera, which was jolted by a powerful earthquake minutes before the ceremony.