An earthquake measuring 8 on the Richter scale hit one of the remote areas of Peru’s Amazon and has so far killed one person.
Earthquake in Peru
ABC News reported that the earthquake caused buildings to collapse and power outages in the area.
It should be noted that the earthquake is a common phenomenon in Peru, which falls within the framework of what is known as the “belt of fire”.
More than 500 people were killed in a similar earthquake near Lima in mid-August 2007.