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    Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Hits Peru - USGS

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    Information about possible casualties or destruction is not available at the moment.

    A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Peru at 3:50 a.m. local time (8:50 GMT), northwest of Juliaca, US Geological Survey reported on Friday. The quake's epicenter laid at a depth of 258 kilometers.

    The latest major earthquake occurred in the region last week when a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Peru-Ecuador border. 

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