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Deep earthquake with magnitude 7.1 strikes northwest Peru

Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. 

By: Reuters | Updated: March 1, 2019 6:25:42 pm
Earthquake, Peru, Peru earthquake, earthquake in peru, 7.1 earthquake peru, peru earthquake news, USGS Peru, Peru news, Peru earthquake news, world news, indian express, latest news The earthquake was very deep at 258 km. (Representational image)

An earthquake with magnitude 7.1 struck Peru, 67 km north-northwest of Juliaca, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The earthquake was very deep at 258 km.

Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

(More details awaited)

 

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