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Magnitude 7.5 earthquake hits northern Peru, no tsunami warning issued

A “major” earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 struck northern Peru. The tremor occurred in a very sparsely populated region of the Amazon rainforest, some 45 kilometres northwest of the city of Barranca, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. While it was extremely strong, at a depth around 110km it was also relatively deep underground […]