Today in Earthquake History
Earthquake History for June 19th
- At least 40 people
killed, many injured and thousands of people left
homeless in El Salvador. Extensive damage (VII)
and landslides south of San Salvador including
some damage in San Salvador. Three people killed,
40 injured and considerable damage in southeastern
Guatemala. Felt in Costa Rica, Honduras and
Significant Earthquakes of the World, 1982.
- This earthquake centered in a sparsely
populated area of the Amazon Basin. Moyobamba, in the
Department of San Martin, was seriously affected.
Forty-six people were killed, 120 injured,
and 50 houses destroyed. In a boat trip
along the Mayo River, Peruvian scientists
reported landslides, ground fractures,
and overturned trees.
From United States Earthquakes, 1968.
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