Sunday, January 14, 2018

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Peru

By Associated Press

January 14, 2018 | 5:15am


LIMA, Peru — The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 off Peru’s coast. There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

The USGS says that the temblor struck 26 miles south-southwest of Acari at 4:18 a.m. EST on Sunday at a depth of about 7.5 miles.

It wasn’t immediately clear if a tsunami warning has been issued.

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