A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M8.0 rocked northern Peru at 07:11 UTC on May 26. The agency is reporting a depth of 109.9 km (68.2 miles).
The epicenter was located approximately 75 km (46.6 miles) SSE of Lagunas (population 9,197), Peru.
Some 18 million people are estimate to have felt the shaking, of them, 180,000 are thought to have experienced very strong shaking.
Casualties are likely given the magnitude and location of the quake.
Reports of extensive infrastructure damage are already emerging.
Stay tuned for updates.
Seismic and Volcanic activity has been correlated to changes in our sun.
The recent global uptick in earthquakes and volcanic eruptions is likely attributed to the drop-off in solar activity, coronal holes, a waning magnetosphere, and the influx of Cosmic Rays penetrating silica-rich magma.
Check out these link for more info:
Grand Solar Minimum + Pole Shift