2001 southern Peru earthquake facts for kids
|Depth||32 km (20 mi)|
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent)|
|Tsunami||7 m (23 ft)|
The 2001 southern Peru earthquake happened on Saturday, June 23, 2001 at around 3:30 PM local time. It had a magnitude of 8.4. It was felt by many parts of southern Peru, a country in South America. It is one of the deadliest earthquakes ever recorded in Peru.
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