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Quake strikes northern Peru coast

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  • Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits near northern Peru coast
  • No reports of damage or injuries were immediately available
  • Quake occurs at depth of 22 miles
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LIMA, Peru (CNN) -- A magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit near the coast of northern Peru on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake, at a depth of 22 miles (35 kilometers), occurred 77 miles (124 kilometers) west-northwest of the city of Chiclayo and 86 miles (138 kilometers) south of Piura, the Geological Survey said.

It was 465 miles (750 kilometers ) northwest of Peru's capital, Lima.

No reports of damage or injuries were immediately available.

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