Northern Peru mobile networks hit by Amazon earthquake

Monday 27 May 2019 | 11:40 CET | News
Mobile networks in Peru were largely unaffected by the magnitude 8.0 earthquake that struck the north of the country on 26 May but several operators reported congestion problems due to power outages. Regulator Osiptel said the quake, with an epicentre some 70km southeast of the Amazonian locality of Lagunas, caused power outages of up to an hour in Yurimaguas, Uchiza, Tarapoto, Moyobamba and Tocache, with all operators experiencing electricity problems at base stations.

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Categories: General
Companies: Movistar Peru / Osiptel
Countries: Peru
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