Undersea earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude strikes off Peru: USGS

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 17, 2017 10:32 PM

(Reuters) - An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, which was initially measured by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center at 6.3, was at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) and centered 194 km (120 miles) southeast of Puquio, Peru, the USGS said.

(Reporting By Eric Meijer; Editing by Michael Perry)