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Mw 4.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Peru on 08 Jun 2012 12:54 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary



This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake magnitude 4.6M and depth 9.9km
  • on 08 Jun 2012 12:54 UTC
  • 8940000 people within 100km
  • inserted at 08 Jun 2012 13:21:05 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: usb000aaie (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 316 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Powerful quake strikes Peru
Fri, 08 Jun 2012 08:19:00 +0200   iafrica (en)

A powerful magnitude 6.0 quake shook southern Peru on Thursday, US seismologists said, with Peru authorities indicating no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

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Southern Copper Says Peru Operations Normal Following Quake
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 22:10:00 +0200   irishsun (en)

Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO, SCCO.VL), one of the world's biggest copper producers, said that its operations in Peru haven't been affected following a magnitude 6 earthquake that struck ...

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6.0-magnitude quake jolts Peru: CENC
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 21:05:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, June 8 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted Peru at 00:03 Friday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter, with a depth of about 90 km, was at 15.9 degrees south latitude and 72.5 degrees west longitude.

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