8.0 earthquake hit Peru

8.0 Magnitude Quake Shakes Peru

The tremor struck around 180 kilometres east of the town of Moyobamba at a depth of 105 kilometres, the USGS reported on Sunday.

A 8.0-magnitude earthquake has rocked northern Peru, according to the United States Geological Survey. 

The USGS previously reported a 7.5 quake. The affected countries besides Peru include Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador.


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