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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 06:12:47 (UTC) on Sunday, July 12, 2009, in the southern  Peru region, 60 km NNW of Juliaca, at a depth of  201.6 km.

Location     14.990°S, 70.421°W

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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 10:04:51 (UTC) on Sunday, February 15, 2009, near the coast of northern Peru region, 70 km  SSW of Piura, Peru, at a depth of  35 km.

Location     5.835°S, 80.880°W

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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 14:09:06 (UTC) on Monday, February 09, 2009, near the coast of northern Peru region, 125 km  WNW of Chiclayo, Peru, at a depth of  35 km.

Location     6.467°S, 80.863°W

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 17:53:22 (UTC) on Monday, February 02, 2009, near the coast of central Peru region, 45 km  WSW of Chincha Alta, Peru, at a depth of  25.1 km.

Location     13.565°S, 76.517°W

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 21:00:35 (UTC) on Tuesday, August 26, 2008, in the northern Peru region, 89 km NNE of Pucallpa, Peru, at a depth of  122  km.

Location     7.647°S, 74.216°W


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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 09:13:02 (UTC) on Tuesday, July 08, 2008, in the southern Peru region, 55 km NNW of Arequipa, Peru, at a depth of  74.3  km.

Location     15.961°S, 71.683°W

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A strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred at 03:12:59 (UTC) on Friday, November 16, 2007, near the Peru-Ecuador border region, 115 km  SE of Riobamba, Ecuador, at a depth of  119 km.

Location     2.304°S, 77.793°W


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The 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Peru on August 15th killed over 500 people, left many people homeless and has especially devastated the port city of Pisco. Many of the homes in this area were made of adobe which does not stand up well to earthquakes.

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 11:35:30 (UTC) on Wednesday, August 16, 2007, near the coast of Peru, 55 km  SW of Ica, Peru, at a depth of 35  km.

Location     14.395°S, 76.154°W

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A powerful 7.9 earthquake has hit the coast of Peru, killing at least 337 people and injuring hundreds, Peru's civil defence institute has said.
All but one of the deaths were in the coastal province of Ica, about 265km (165 miles) south of the capital, Lima.

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