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6.7-magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border region

(Xinhua)

09:13, August 25, 2011

HONG KONG, Aug.25 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale hit Peru-Brazil border region at 01:46 HK time Thursday (1746 GMT Wednesday), the Hong Kong Observatory said.

The epicenter was initially determined to be at 7.7 degrees south latitude and 74.5 degrees west longitude.

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