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7.1-magnitude earthquake strikes off Peru

7.1-magnitude earthquake strikes off Peru
From CBC - January 14, 2018

A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, prompting a tsunami alert for parts of the country and neighbouring Chile that was eventually called off.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 7.1.

There wereno immediate reports of casualties, but the governor of Peru's Arequipa region,YamilaOsorio,saidthere was minordamage, including some collapsed roads.

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