Magnitude 6.1 quake in central Peru

  • AP, Lima
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  • Updated: Aug 05, 2012 07:29 IST

A deep, magnitude 6.1 earthquake has shaken Peru's central jungle region. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The US Geological Survey says the quake struck at 4:38am (9:38 GMT), 21 miles (34 kilometers) east of the provincial capital of Pucallpa at a depth of 89 miles (143 kilometers).

 

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