Deep earthquake with magnitude 7.1 strikes southern Peru

Deep earthquake with magnitude 7.1 strikes southern Peru

Peru quake map
The earthquake hit southern Peru on Mar 1, 2019. (Image: Screengrab from the United States Geological Survey

REUTERS: An earthquake with magnitude 7.1 on Friday (Mar 1) struck southern Peru, 67km 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.

Source: Reuters/ga

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