Earthquake with Magnitude 7.5 Strikes Peru: Injured People & Destroyed Homes
Northern Peru was hit by A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Sunday. Peru and earthquakes have been quite common since the 20th century, but a new one caused significant damage. Not only is it strong, but 70 miles (112 km) deep, it helped reduce the number of potential victims, but did not nullify them.
The earthquake struck at 5:52 am local time with its epicenter in the Amazon region. On Monday, the Mayor reported that part of a 16th-century church in the Laharka area in that region had collapsed, and three people were slightly injured. The tumbled stones blocked several highways. The tremors were felt in other regions, for example, in the capital, people left their homes in panic, but no one was injured. The earthquake was also felt in some parts of Brazil and Colombia.
According to statistics from November 30, there were about 12 injuries, 117 houses were destroyed, and more than 2,400 people were left homeless. Search operations are still ongoing. The president immediately assured people that he and the authorities would do everything possible to save others and help them!