5.9-magnitude quake hits southern Peru -- USGS

16:34, September 13, 2010      

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An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted southern Peru at 07:15:49 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 176.90 km, was initially determined to be at 14.6922 degrees south latitude and 70.9565 degrees west longitude.

Source: Xinhua

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