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Deaths as powerful earthquake strikes southern Peru

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The earthquake happened in a region that is prone to tremors because of its proximity to a fault line.
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The Latest: 1 dead, 57 hurt in Peruvian quake

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LIMA, Peru - The Latest on Peru earthquake : 10:30 a.m. 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.
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Magnitude 7.1 quake hits off Peru, killing at least 1

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LIMA, Peru - A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and leaving dozens injured, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the early morning quake had a magnitude of 7.1 and was centered 25 miles from Acari in the Arequipa department of southwestern Peru.
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2 dead after deadly earthquake shakes southern Peru

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Two people were killed when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Peru on Sunday, according to a regional governor.
One of the two victims was a 55-year-old man crushed by a rock in Yauca, tweeted Yamila Osorio, governor of the Arequipa region in southern Peru. The other victim died in the same region, Hernando Tavera, president of the Geophysics Institute of Peru, told TV Peru, without providing further details.
At least 65 people have been injured in the cities of Arequipa, Ica and Ayacucho, also in southern Peru, the National Civil Defense Institute reported.
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