October 28th, 2011
03:15 PM ET

6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Peru

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Peru on Friday, some 32 miles south of Ica, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

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  1. Maddox

    Huh?

    October 28, 2011 at 3:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • TallyChick

      Earthquake...6.9 magnitude...in Peru. Not that hard to understand...LOL 😉

      October 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • i_know_everything

      i thought Peru was a fruit

      October 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • hawaiiduude

      something hit ross pero?

      October 28, 2011 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
  2. bigred

    Oh oh 12-21-2012 here we come

    October 28, 2011 at 4:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • Me

      do you feel this is setting up for it?

      October 28, 2011 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • JimboJones

      Yep, then 12-22-12, then 12-23-12, then 12-24-12, then hoo-ray, it's Christmas! Nothing is going to happen on 12-21-12 except lots of idiots crowding the roads, last-minute shopping.

      October 28, 2011 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  3. CmonNow11

    Wow – youre a tool

    October 28, 2011 at 4:06 pm | Report abuse |
  4. CmonNow11

    If you dont have anything intelligent to say ...

    October 28, 2011 at 4:06 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Patrick

    You friggin republicans just don't know when to shut up. And you wonder why you'll never get ahead. You just keep beating yourselves. It's pretty comical, to be honest.

    October 28, 2011 at 4:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • RabiaDiluvio

      Dude...I'm pretty sure Republicans don't cause earthquakes. Tell the voices in your head to tone it down a notch.

      October 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | Report abuse |
  6. buttface

    more floods.....earthquakes...hurricanes... i think the mayans where right

    October 28, 2011 at 4:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • driranek

      Mayans were (are – they're still there) from further north. This here is Inca country.

      October 28, 2011 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • Fred

      Quichua, Amara, Nazga, many tribes in the Andes....

      October 28, 2011 at 4:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • Gabriela

      Quichua, Amara, Nazga, many tribes in the Andes....????????

      Quechua, Aymara.... Nazga??? you meant Nazca?????? Nazca is in the Coast not the Andes....!!!

      October 28, 2011 at 5:00 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Steven

    Am I going to be on TV?

    October 28, 2011 at 4:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • driranek

      Done anything really evil recently?

      October 28, 2011 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  8. oh no

    a mooslim are we?

    October 28, 2011 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
  9. driranek

    Any relation to the volcano that is starting to erupt? How far apart are the two?

    October 28, 2011 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • Gabriela

      The volcano is in Chile, the earthquake was in Ica (central coast) of Peru.

      October 28, 2011 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
  10. grumpy

    Peru is catholic, not muslim, you dumb snot.

    October 28, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  11. truefax

    For some of the posters here to be so obtuse as to mock the victims earthquake and use this as a chance to ridicule Obama calling him and PERU Muslim... You people really need to take a lesson from Peaches.

    October 28, 2011 at 4:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ignorant Nancy

      are you talking about the 'teaches of peaches'?

      October 28, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • RabiaDiluvio

      Do you not know a troll when you see one? Welcome to the internets...you must be new here.

      October 28, 2011 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ignorant Nancy

      So, what else is in the teaches of peaches? like secks on the beaches....

      October 28, 2011 at 4:37 pm | Report abuse |
  12. driranek

    Tried Zanax?

    October 28, 2011 at 4:14 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Sunny Guy

    No, just a decent human being - unlike the trolls that frequent the nether regions of the web.

    Sunny Guy

    October 28, 2011 at 4:14 pm | Report abuse |
  14. jim

    A tool and can't spell. Leave, just leave and let the door hit you on the way out. HARD.

    October 28, 2011 at 4:15 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Gayle

    What Muslims in Peru?

    October 28, 2011 at 4:15 pm | Report abuse |
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