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viernes, 7 de mayo de 2010

EarthQuake Hits Peru 6.5 magnitude

A 6.5- or 6.4-magnitude earthquake has just hit parts of Peru and Chile, and tweets are flooding in from news sources and folks who were affected by the quake.

The earthquake occurred at 10:42 p.m., 25 miles west of Tacna. Blackouts are being reported, likely due to downed electricity poles, and at least 10 injuries have also been reported so far. Whether there were any casualties remains FIFA World Cup Logo - 135x135unknown, but only moderate damage has been seen so far.

We have also heard that some people living near the Peruvian coast have evacuated their homes due to fear of a tsunami. Folks are using Twitter..