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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 05:16:58 (UTC) on Wednesday, August 16, 2007, near the coast of Peru, 33 km SW of Ica, Peru, at a depth of 35 km.

Location 14.250S, 76.061W

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No Tsunamis
Warning cancelled.

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Map showing Peru earthquake
An earthquake of magnitude at least 7.5 has hit Peru, centred 160km from the capital, Lima, the US Geological Survey reports.

It hit near the town of Chincha Alta, and was 40km below the earth's surface.

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-- Edited by Blobrana at 02:41, 2007-08-16

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Two powerful earthquakes within minutes of each other struck Peru on Wednesday, rattling buildings in the capital and triggering a tsunami warning for four countries.
The quakes had a magnitude of about 7.5 and office workers ran onto the streets in fear as buildings in Lima shook in two bouts that lasted around 20 seconds each.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Hawaii issued a tsunami warning for Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Colombia.

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Two strong aftershocks

Magnitude 7.5 at 23:41:01 UTC
Location 13.500S, 76.700W

Magnitude 7.5 at 23:41:20 UTC
Location 12.226S, 76.649W

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A strong magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred at 23:40:55 (UTC) on Wednesday, August 15, 2007, near the coast of Peru, 33 km West from Chincha Alta, Peru, at a depth of 18 km.

Location 13.416S, 76.436W

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 05:23:49 (UTC) on Thursday, July 12, 2007 in northern Peru, 55 km NNE of Pucallpa, Peru, at a depth of 152.9 km.

Location 7.929S, 74.359W

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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 02:36:23 (UTC) on Saturday, February 24, 2007 near the coast of Northern Peru, 60 km WestSouthWest of Chiclayo, Peru, at a depth of 15.4 km.

Location 6.915S, 80.321W

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 22:54:32 (UTC) on Thursday, October 26, 2006 near the coast of central Peru, 55 km West of Chincha Alta, at a depth of 26.4 km.

Location 13.391S, 76.642W

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A strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred at 10:48:57 (UTC) on Friday, October 20, 2006, near the coast of central Peru, about 50 km West of Chincha Alta, Peru. The hypocentral depth was estimated to be 33.1 km.

Location 13.427S, 76.572W

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