Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rattles Peru

Quake strikes Marcona District in Nazca province, no casualties reported so far

Sinan Dogan   | 21.01.2021
Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rattles Peru

BOGOTA, Colombia

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocked Peru's Marcona District in Nazca province Wednesday, according to the Geophysical Institute of Peru. 

The institute said the quake struck 62 kilometers (38.5 miles) northwest of Marcona at a depth of 42 kilometers (around 26 miles).

No casualties or damage has been reported so far.

*Writing by Erdogan Cagatay Zontur

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