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Strong earthquake hits Peru

Strong earthquake hits Peru

A series of earthquakes in Peru caused the destruction of about 120 houses. The element made most of the residents of destroyed houses to spend the night on the street.

As reports the information portal mir24, during the incident all 100% adobe and stone houses collapsed, the buildings walls of noble materials cracked, some of them crashed down, including the municipality building. The most powerful shock, the magnitude of which 5,6was registered on Wednesday night.

In accordance with US Geological Survey data, the epicenter of the element located in 93 kilometers northwest of the Arequipa city. The center of underground shocks lay at a depth of 10 kilometers.

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