A 6.0 Richter scale rattled Northern Peru early today, at 11:15 p.m. Local Time (4:00 a.m. GMT), according to the Geophysics Institute of Peru.
The epicenter was located at 219 km of depth and 46 away from Bagua Grande, in Amazonas region.
The earthquake was felt
in Chachapoyas, Moyobamba, Rioja, Cajamarca, and even in Trujillo, a Northern Coast city located 270 away, reported local media, but no victims have been reported yet.
However, there were reports of some power outages and some adobe
(traditional mud-made bricks) houses may have been damaged.
The United States Geological Survey
reported an official magnitude of 6 Richter scale and clarifies that it has not issued any tsunami warning.
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