Large natural disaster rocks Southern Peru

Large natural disaster rocks Southern Peru

An quake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck southeastern Peru on Friday but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Reports about the natural disaster are still coming in but According to Officials the epicentre of the quake was 27 kilometres northeast Azangaro, near the Bolivian border.

It is not thought that the natural disaster will trigger a Pacific-wide tsunami.

In February, a deep magnitude-7.5 quake struck the Peru-Ecuador border region causing tremors the Ecuadorian president said were felt around the country. A video posted on Twitter showed a chandelier rocking back and forth during the powerful tremors, but no damage was visible in the house.

Earthquakes in Peru are common occurrences as the country is located in a seismic zone.

An quake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck southeastern Peru on March 1, 2019.

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