Peruvian Rain-Forest Quake

While still in Peru today’s quake is very deep and way to the eastern side of the country this quake is deep in the subduction zone and inland of the andes mountains, at the furthest west area of the amazon. As the material that is subducted gathers under the south american plate it is lifting the western side.

A 7 is big for this region but not unheard of. There have been many small quakes in the area this year but only 4, 7 or higher on the map since 1900. lightly populated except for one small city the area is not expected to have heavy damage or long term effects.

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