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Tsunami warnings issued after earthquake in Peru
August 16, 2007 / 12:47 AM / 10 years ago

Tsunami warnings issued after earthquake in Peru

<p>A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7. struck Peru on Wednesday shaking buildings in the capital and causing electrical power failures in some areas, the U.S. Geological Survey and eyewitnesses said. REUTERS/Graphic</p>

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A tsunami warning was issued for Peru, Ecuador, Chile and Colombia after two powerful earthquakes struck Peru late on Wednesday, said the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii.

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