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Quake rattles Peru's northern coast

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  • Strong earthquake strikes near the coast of northern Peru
  • No damage or injuries reported
  • Moderate quake struck central coast of Peru about two weeks ago
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(CNN) -- A strong earthquake struck near the coast of northern Peru early Sunday, but there were no reports of damage or injuries, an analyst with the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Jessica Sigala said the magnitude 6.2 quake, which struck about 5 a.m. ET, was felt on land. The quake was measured at a depth of 22 miles (35.4 kilometers).

It was centered 45 miles (72 kilometers) south-southwest of Piura and 100 miles (160 kilometers) northwest of Chiclayo.

A moderate to strong earthquake struck the central coast of Peru two weeks ago, causing no major damage or injuries.

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