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Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude jolts Peru’s Barranca

This comes hours after an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 28 km west of Callao at 06.32 GMT on Sunday.

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New Delhi Published on: November 28, 2021 17:02 IST
Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude jolts Peru’s Barranca
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Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude jolts Peru’s Barranca

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 jolted 36 km north of Barranca, Peru, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Sunday.

"Notable quake, preliminary info: M 7.5 - 42 km NNW of Barranca, Peru,' USGS Earthquakes tweeted.

No casualties have been reported so far.

This comes hours after an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 28 km west of Callao at 06.32 GMT on Sunday.

The epicenter, with a depth of 64.45 km, was initially determined to be at 12.0305 degrees south latitude and 77.3749 degrees west longitude, Xinhua news agency reported. Callao is a seaside city of Peru and a region on the Pacific Ocean.

Further details are awaited.

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