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Duration2007/08/16 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.
Country or DistrictPeru

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
OCHA Situation Report No.2- 2007/08/16
510 dead, 1,000 wounded

16,669 houses destroyed

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