Report From AP
‘A large 7-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.
BYPASS THE CENSORS
Sign up to get unfiltered news delivered straight to your inbox.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, said Mario Casareto, spokesman for Peru’s fire agency. He said authorities were still surveying the region, including the Ayacucho area where the quake was centered.
The seismological service said in a preliminary report that the quake occurred at 2321GMT Sunday and was centered about 42 kilometers (26 miles) east-northeast of an area called Tambo, and about 471 kilometers (292 miles) southeast of the capital of Lima. It had a depth of 58 kilometers (36 miles).
Local media said that the quake was felt in parts of Lima and in many major cities of southeastern Peru, including Cuzco and Arequipa.’
Latest posts by Niamh Harris (see all)
- Democrats Reinstall Fence Around Capitol Ahead Of Biden’s State of Union - February 7, 2023
- Ireland To Promote Diversity & Drag Queens During St Patrick’s Day Celebrations - February 7, 2023
- California Drops Plan For Children’s Covid Jab Mandate - February 7, 2023