The 1970 Ancash earthquake occurred on 31 May off the coast of Peru in the
Pacific Ocean at 15:23:29 local time . Combined with a resultant landslide, it was
Ancash earthquake of 1970, also called Great Peruvian Earthquake, earthquake
that originated off the coast of Peru on May 31, 1970, and caused massive ...
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Jun 8, 2010 ... This is a family video my father made exactly 40 years ago to the day. It
documents the devastation caused by the earthquake that hit the ...
Jun 3, 2012 ... On May 31, 1970 a debris avalanche caused by the 1970 Ancash earthquake
buried the entire town of Yungay, killing 25,000 people.
The Peru earthquake of May 31st 1970, was by far the most destructive historic
earthquake in the Western Hemisphere and ranks high among the world's ...
At 3:23 pm., on May 31, 1970, an earthquake jolted the South American country
of Peru. Enormous damage occurred in Peru's coastal department of Ancash.
Dec 4, 2013 ... 1970 Ancash Earthquake The 1970 Ancash earthquake or Great Peruvian
Earthquake was an undersea earthquake and it is considered one of ...
In 1970, an earthquake between 7.6 and 7.8 magnitude on the Richter scale took
... located in the Andean area of the Department of Ancash, partially destroying ...
Jun 11, 2009 ... The 1970 Peru earthquake was one of the biggest natural disasters ever seen in
the world. The tremors, lasting for less than a minute, caused ...
Background. In the late afternoon of May 31, 1970, an earthquake registering
7.75 on the Richter scale struck west of Peru on the floor of the eastern Pacific ...