Earthquake Information

September 25, 2013 (16:42:42 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.0 Peru

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 centered off Peru's sparsely populated southwestern coast shook much of the nation Wednesday but only minor damage and light injuries were reported.

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