Latitude and longitude of Ranrahirca
- In Peru
Ranrahirca was a village in Peru, alongside the river Santa, near Huascarán, the highest mountain in Peru. It was hit by massive avalanches of snow, rocks and mud, originating on the slopes of Huascarán and triggered by earthquake on 10 January 1962 and on 31 May 1970. Over two thousand people from the village perished in the first earthquake along with the inhabitants of seven nearby settlements. In total about 3,500 died in the disaster.
Latitude: -9° 09' 60.00" S
Longitude: -77° 42' 59.99" W