Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes northwestern Peru

By Reuters | Sun, 16 Mar 2014 01:48 AM

By Teresa Cespedes

LIMA, March 15 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck northwestern Peru near its border with Ecuador on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Peru's National Civil Defense Institute (INDECI) said it had not received reports of serious damage or injuries, and authorities did not issue a tsunami alert.

The quake struck at 6:51 p.m. local time (2351 GMT). Its ...

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