Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Southern Peru

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Reuters
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck southern Peru on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Southern Peru -U.S. Geological Survey

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck southern Peru on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the quake was located 53 miles (85 km)northwest of Arequipa, Peru, at a depth of about 52 miles (84 km), according to the USGS. Magnitude 6 quakes are capable of causing severe damage.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.