Magnitude-6 Earthquake in Peru Causes Alarm, but No Injuries

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A moderate earthquake caused alarm in southern Peru Tuesday, but there are no reports of injuries.

Police and firefighters said the quake toppled the wall of a house and knocked rocks onto roads, disrupting traffic.

The magnitude-6 earthquake struck around 4:13 a.m. local time (5:13 a.m. EDT; 0913 GMT) and was centered near Chuquibamba, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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