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Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

3 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Peru was devastated by a magnitude 8.0 earthquake that spread hundreds of miles early Sunday - the biggest in the world so far this year. Buildings collapsed and roads were torn up as the quake hit at 2:41 a.m. in the village of Lagunas in the Amazon jungle - with trembles reported almost 500 miles...
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Magnitude 8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru

3 monthes ago   |   By Time

A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas.
The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and was centered 47 miles south-southeast of the village of Lagunas and 57 miles east of the larger town of Yurimaguas. The epicenter was 68 miles below the surface.
In a tweet, President Martín Vizcarra called for calm and said that authorities were checking the affected areas.
El fuerte movimiento telúrico ocurrido esta madrugada se sintió en varias regiones del país...
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