7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off central Peru

  • Sunday 14, January 2018 in 2:11 PM
Sharjah 24- dpa: A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of central Peru, the United States Geological Survey reported Sunday.
The quake hit at 0918 GMT at a depth of 12 kilometres.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that "hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 300 km of the earthquake epicentre."