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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocks northern Peru; no damage reported

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocks northern Peru; no damage reported

A large, deep earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted northern Peru early Saturday, but local news media reports said it was not felt across a wide area and there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. 

U.S. Geological Survey said the quake that registered at 5:08 a.m. local time was centered about 30 miles north of Moyobamba. It was located very deep under the ground, about 70 miles. 

Peru's civilian defense agency said it had found no reports of injuries or damage and was continuing to monitor the situation. Local radio stations said the quake was felt in some cities in Peru's center and east. 

Moyobamba is the capital of the San...

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