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Quake recorded off coast of Peru

on August 12, 2013 10:10 AM

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck this morning off the coast of northern Peru.

The quake struck at 4:49 a.m. local time and was centered 58 miles west-southwest of the city of Paita. The USGS says it was at the relatively shallow depth of 10 miles.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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