UAE's NCM records magnitude 7.1 earthquake in northern Peru

The event occurred at 2.52pm local time



By Web Desk

Published: Sun 28 Nov 2021, 3:35 PM

An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck northern Peru on Sunday, according to the UAE's National Center of Meteorology (NCM).

The quake was recorded at 2.52pm UAE time.

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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) — which measured the quake at a magnitude of 7.5 — noted that it struck about 42 kilometres north of Barranca, Peru.

The offshore quake hit at a depth of 112.5 kilometers, it added. No tsunami warning issued.

(With inputs from AFP)


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