Tuesday 19 March 2019

Deep earthquake with magnitude 7.1 strikes southern Peru

(stock photo)
(stock photo)
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

An earthquake with magnitude 7.1 struck southern Peru, 67 km 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.

Reuters

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