7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

BEIJING: A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Peru at 8.02 pm Thursday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).

According to Xinhua, the epicentre was monitored at 14.85 degrees south latitude and 70.30 degrees west longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 210 km, said the CENC.-Bernama