Southern Peru Rocked by 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 has struck southern Peru.
The temblor’s epicenter was 27 kilometers (16 miles) north-northeast of Azangaro and it had a depth of around 260 kilometers (160 miles). The earthquake struck at 12:50 a.m. PST (08:50 GMT).
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