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Quake in central Peru causes panic but no injuries: officials
Lima, Aug 13, 2017 (AFP) - A 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook parts of central Peru on Sunday, causing momentary panic in several cities but with no initial reports of damage or injuries, authorities said.
The quake occurred just before noon local time (17H00 GMT), with an epicenter 67 kilometers (40 miles) northeast of the city of La Merced at a depth of 15 kilometers, the Geophysical Institute of Peru reported.
The tremor caused ...