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November 28, 2021 Strong earthquake at sea off the coast of northern Peru.

The quake, of magnitude 7.5, was recorded about 42 kilometers north-west of Barranca.

This was reported by the US geological monitoring service Usgs. 



The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 112.5 km.

Although the magnitude is extremely strong, the considerable depth should have reduced the consequences.

No tsunami warnings were issued.



The earthquake struck at 5:52 local time, 11.52 in Italy.



Notable quake, preliminary info: M 7.5 - 42 km NNW of Barranca, Peru https://t.co/srx9QGJmyB

- USGS Earthquakes (@USGS_Quakes) November 28, 2021

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