6.3 Magnitude Quake Strikes Peru; No Deaths, Damage Reported
(LIMA, Peru) -- A 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the coast of central Peru early Monday morning, leaving a few dozen people with minor injuries, according to local media outlets. No deaths have been reported.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the tremor took place at 12:11 a.m., nine miles southeast of Ica. The quake was 24.4 miles deep and did not lead to a tsunami warning.
Although some hotels in the area experienced a brief power outage, no structural damage has been reported.
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