BC-LT--Peru-Earthquake 2, 0152
Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.
7.3-magnitude quake strikes off Peru; no injuries reported<
Eds: Rewrites, updates with tsunami threat called off<
LIMA, Peru (AP) - A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, prompting a tsunami alert for parts of the country and neighboring Chile that was eventually called off.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3. There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
The epicenter was 42 kilometers (26 mil ...