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Massive 7.1-magnitude earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Subhayan Chakraborty | Updated on: 24 Aug 2018, 04:46:04 PM
Massive 7.1-Magnitude earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border (Photo: Twitter)

New Delhi:

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck along Peru’s border with Brazil on Friday nearly 250 km northwest of Puerto Maldonado at a depth of 609 km, the US Geological Survey said.

No immediate damage was reported, however, social media users said that tremors were felt across the country. Two strong shocks struck a Peruvian town, northwest of the epicenter, as per the reports.

Meanwhile, no tsunami warning has been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

More details to follow.

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First Published : 24 Aug 2018, 04:45:21 PM