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Peru gets tsunami scare after 6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast

The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), GFZ said.
Last Updated : 28 June 2024, 08:49 IST

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A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck near the coast of Peru on Friday, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), GFZ said.

GFZ earlier pegged the earthquake at a magnitude of 6.4.

The US National Tsunami Warning Center said there is a tsunami threat from the quake, based on available data, having earlier said there was no tsunami threat.

However, it later retracted the warning.

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Published 28 June 2024, 08:49 IST

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