7.3 earthquake strikes off coast of Peru sparks tsunami warning

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    A 7.3 magnitude earthquake has hit the coast of Peru in the Ring of Fire region, sparking tsunami fears. The massive quake hit 31km south-southwest of Acari, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). One person died and 20 people have been injured after the seismic movement which had an epicenter in Lomas. Houses in the Arequipa region have been destroyed and electricity is out. In the town of Yauca, Justo Palomino Yucra, 55, was crushed to death. Provincial mayor of Caravelí, Santiago Neyra confirmed the death following the earthquake.
    Powerful 7.3 earthquake strikes off coast of Peru, Sparks tsunami warning: One dead, 20 injured
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    It's a big one for sure . There will for sure be Tsunami warnings some where lol.
     
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    Let's just hope the wave doesn't hit Hawaii and they don't launch another missile alert by mistake! :D
     
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    I can def. see some dufis doing that too. lol
     
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    TRUMP DID IT! It's all Trump's fault. He is shaking up the entire earth! Run for your lives!

    ^^^sarcasm^^^ (for the benefit of braindead liberals)
     
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    One dead following 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Peru...
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    One dead following 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Peru
    Jan. 14, 2018 -- A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Peru Sunday morning, leaving at least one person dead and dozens injured.
     
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    Gosh darn it!....now we have to call hank Johnson again!
     
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    The entire line down from the Pacific Northwest seems very active
     
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    Yeah, no doubt.

    Hopefully this has relieved enough pressure.
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    Does this mean that now twice as many of them will swim across the rio grande?
     

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