Strong quake hits off Peru coast

February 15, 2009 6:38:06 AM PST
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a strong earthquake off the coast of northern Peru. The magnitude 6.2 quake shook the region at 5:04 a.m. local time on Sunday (10:04 GMT, 5:04 a.m. EST) about 22 miles (35 kilometers) under the ocean floor.

There are no immediate reports of injury or damage.

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