POWERFUL MAGNITUDE 8.0 EARTHQUAKE SHAKES PERU

A strongly damaging magnitude 8.0 earthquake has shaken Peru early this morning, May 26, 2019 at 07:41hrs UTC (02:41 am CST).  Earthquakes of this enormous size and energy occur infrequently and may cause catastrophic human and economic losses.  This earthquake was recorded here in Spring, TX by Raspberry Shake Station RAD87.  Images shown include un-filtered and filtered seismograms of this event (read associated captions).

Initial Reporting of the Damages and Human Losses

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/magnitude-8-earthquake-strikes-north-central-peru/2019/05/26/5aa5a286-7f8f-11e9-b1f3-b233fe5811ef_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.471bdf3b9070

https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/powerful-80-magnitude-earthquake-cuts-power-causes-damage-in-north-central-peru/70008367

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1132208/earthquake-peru-today-latest-update-USGS-magnitude-8-tsunami-warning-centre-lacunas

26052019_0741_scrnshtRAD87_Peru
Screenshot of the M8.0 Peruvian earthquake recorded at Raspberry Shake Station RAD87 on 26 May 2019 at 07:41hrs UTC.
26052019_0741_extactRAD87unfilt_Peru
Un-filtered seismogram of the M8.0 Peruvian earthquake recorded at Raspberry Shake Station RAD87 on 26 May 2019 at 07:41hrs UTC.
26052019_0741_extactRAD87LP0.5Hz_Peru
Low Pass 0.5 Hz filtered seismogram of the M8.0 Peruvian earthquake recorded at Raspberry Shake Station RAD87 on 26 May 2019 at 07:41hrs UTC.
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Epicenter Map of the M8.0 Peruvian earthquake on 26 May 2019 at 07:41hrs UTC; map courtesy of the USGS.
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Damages observed from the M8.0 Peruvian earthquake on 26 May 2019 at 07:41hrs UTC; image courtesy of a “ritaconcepcion3” Twitter account.

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