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Peru : Earthquake : 2007/08/16
GLIDE: EQ-2007-000133-PER  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2007/08/16
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Peru
Name Earthquake
Outline A massive earthquake (magnitude 7.9) hit Peru on 15 August and officials said at least 48 people were killed in the rubble of collapsed homes and a church as rescuers searched for victims early on 16 August.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.2- 2007/08/16
510 dead, 1,000 wounded
16,669 houses destroyed

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