Deep earthquake with magnitude 7.1 strikes southern Peru

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(Reuters) - An earthquake with magnitude 7.1 struck southern Peru, 67 km north-northwest of Juliaca, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The earthquake was very deep at 258 km.

Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

(The story corrects to say earthquake struck southern Peru, not northwest Peru)

(Emea News Desk)

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