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
UTC time1987-10-02 22:27:58
ISC event454516
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local dateOctober 2, 1987 (1987-10-02)
Local time17:27:58 PET
Magnitude5.6 Mw [1][2]
Depth29.9 km (18.6 mi) [1]
Epicenter8°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]
TypeOblique-slip [3]
Areas affectedPeru
Max. intensityVII (Very strong) [4]
Casualties3 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 VII (Very strong). The shock killed three people and caused damage to homes in the titular province.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c ISC (19 January 2015), ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900–2009), Version 2.0, International Seismological Centre
  2. ^ a b USGS (September 4, 2009), PAGER-CAT Earthquake Catalog, Version 2008_06.1, United States Geological Survey
  3. ^ a b USGS. "M5.6 - central Peru". United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ USGS (December 1, 2008), EXPO-CAT Earthquake Catalog, Version 2007-12, United States Geological Survey

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