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7.1-magnitude earthquake hits southern Peru

March 01, 2019 - 1:17 AM

LIMA, Peru - The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 has struck southern Peru.

The temblor's epicenter was 27 kilometres (16 miles) north-northeast of Azangaro and it had a depth of around 260 kilometres (160 miles). The earthquake struck at 3:50 a.m. (0850 GMT).

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