7.1-magnitude earthquake hits southern Peru

The temblor's epicenter was 16 miles north-northeast of Azangaro and it had a depth of around 160 miles.

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By Associated Press

LIMA, Peru — The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 has struck southern Peru.

The temblor's epicenter was 16 miles north-northeast of Azangaro and it had a depth of around 160 miles. The earthquake struck at 3:50 a.m.