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Magnitude 6.1 quake in central Peru
Lima, August 02, 2012
First Published: 18:29 IST(2/8/2012)
Last Updated: 07:29 IST(5/8/2012)

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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