Wednesday, August 24, 2011

7.0 Magnitude Earthquake NORTHERN PERU - 24th August 2011

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has struck Northern Peru at a depth of 145.1 km (90.2 miles), the quake hit at 17:46:11 UTC Wednesday 24th August 2011.
The epicenter was 82 km ( 51 miles) North of Pucallpa, Peru
No Reports of Damage or Injuries at this time.. More to follow

NOTE : This earthquake was first registered as a 6.8 Magnitude it has since been confirmed and upgraded to a 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake

UPDATE: The earthquake struck a remote Amazon region of Peru, however the Quake was felt as far away as the Capital. There were local reports of office buildings shaking in the Capital but no immediate reports of damage or injuries.