M8.0 quake hits north-central Peru

2019-05-27 02:03:00 GMT2019-05-27 10:03:00(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

LIMA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 stuck north-central Peru, said the U.S. Geological Survey on Sunday.

The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 km, was 80 km southeast of the village of Lagunas and 158 km east-northeast of the larger town of Yurimaguas.