1987 Santiago de Chuco earthquake

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1987 Santiago de Chuco earthquake
1987 Santiago de Chuco earthquake is located in Peru
1987 Santiago de Chuco earthquake
Date October 2, 1987
Origin time 22:27:58 [1]
Magnitude 5.6 Mw [1][2]
Depth 29.9 km (18.6 mi) [1]
Epicenter 8°15′S 77°58′W / 8.25°S 77.96°W / -8.25; -77.96Coordinates: 8°15′S 77°58′W / 8.25°S 77.96°W / -8.25; -77.96 [1]
Type Oblique-slip [3]
Areas affected Peru
Max. intensity IV (Light) [3]
Casualties 3 dead [2]

The 1987 Santiago de Chuco earthquake struck Peru on October 2 with a moment magnitude of 5.6 and a maximum Mercalli Intensity of IV (Light). The shock killed three people and caused damage to homes in the titular province.[3]

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