Earthquake Ica, Central Peru - 1 person killed and 341 houses collapsed or uninhabitable

Earthquake overview : A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit near the coast of Central Peru.  The earthquake hit at 01:54 PM local time (18:54 UTC). Initial USGS data stated that the epicenter was on the coastline approx. 50 km from Ica, a big Peruvian city. Lucky escape for Ica,  as the Peruvian … [Read more...]