6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Peru, damaging houses

LIMA: An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude has hit southern Peru, the US Geological Survey reports. Several seismological reports have put the depth of the earthquake in the shallow range of 3-10 kilometers below the surface.
Germany’s GEOFON program reported the depth of the quake to be 10 kilometers, while USGS has revised its initial data to 3.6 kilometers.
At least 130 houses have been damaged in Puno in Lampa Province.

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