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Flooding resulted from this earthquake. In the Huaytapallana glacier area, the Chuspi and Asuntay snowpeaks collapsed, causing Asuntay lake and the Shullcas River to inundate nearby areas. Severe damage was caused by the Shullcas River, which rose more than 5 meters (16 feet). The earthquake also caused cracks in the control gate of the dam at Lake Asuntay. Bridges and roads were washed out between Huancayo and Chilifruta, and damage was reported from several surrounding towns.From Earthquake Information Bulletin, Volume 2, Number 2.
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