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Earthquake of 4.7-magnitude struck Peru's Atiquipa, says USGS

The earthquake occurred at 00:31:01 (UTC+05:30) and hit Atiquipa, Peru on Tuesday, at a depth of 20.6 km, the USGS informed

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An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on the Richter scale struck 41 km south-south-west of Atiquipa, Peru on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.
Peru is a country in western South America.
The earthquake occurred at 00:31:01 (UTC+05:30) and hit Atiquipa, Peru on Tuesday, at a depth of 20.6 km, the USGS informed.
The earthquake's epicentre was 16.135°S and 74.532°W, respectively.
No casualties have been reported yet. Further details awaited.

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First Published: Mar 21 2023 | 9:21 AM IST

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