The Latest: Peruvian quake destroys 63 homes, kills 1 man
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LIMA, Peru — The Latest on Peru earthquake (all times local):
Officials in Peru say dozens of families are without homes after a powerful earthquake rattled the coast before dawn, killing one person.
Peru's Chief of Civil
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 7.1 quake was
Chavez says emergency crews are sending tents and mattresses to the displaced families.
Officials say a man killed by falling debris was the quake's sole fatality.
Officials in Peru say this morning's powerful earthquake so far has caused one reported death and 57 injuries.
The magnitude 7.1 quake also knocked down adobe homes in small, rural towns and forced closure of some roads.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the early morning quake had a magnitude was
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Twitter he's en route to the affected region to "verify the magnitude of the damage and send the needed humanitarian aid."
A U.S. agency says there is no longer a tsunami threat from a powerful earthquake that struck off Peru.
Earlier, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center warned of "hazardous tsunami waves" for some coasts, saying there was a threat to some coasts of Peru and
But a later message said "there is no longer a tsunami threat from this earthquake" and that the
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 hit off Peru's coast at 0918 GMT (4:18 a.m. EST). The epicenter was 42
A U.S. agency has issued a tsunami threat message for parts of Peru and Chile's coastlines after a powerful earthquake.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says that "hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts."
The statement says that tsunami waves reaching 0.3
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck off Peru's coast at 0918 GMT (4:18 a.m. EST). The epicenter was 42
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 off Peru's coast. There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
The USGS says that the temblor struck 42
It wasn't immediately clear if a tsunami warning has been issued.