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28 Nov 2021
2:05 pm

7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes northern Peru

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The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 112.5 kilometres, but the United States Geological Survey says no tsunami warning has been issued.

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A 7.5-magnitude quake struck northern Peru on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning issued.

The quake hit at 5:52 am (1052 GMT) at a depth of 112.5 kilometres (70 miles), about 42 kilometres northwest of Barranca, USGS said.

Updates to follow as more information is made available.