Vintage Photos of the Aftermath the Arica Earthquake in Peru (1868)
1868 Arica Earthquake
The 1868 Arica Tsunami in Sumner, Christchurch
The 1868 Arica Tsunami in Whitanga
The 1868 Arica Tsunami along the Canterbury Coast
The 1868 Arica earthquake occurred on 13 August 1868, near Arica, then part of Peru, now part of Chile, at 21:30 UTC. It had an estimated magnitude between 8.5 and 9.0. A tsunami in the Pacific Ocean was produced by the earthquake, which was recorded in Hawaii, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.