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Earthquake of 6.8 magnitude hits western Brazil

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A powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitudes measuring on Richter scale shook western Brazil near its border with Peru yesterday.

According to information received, the quake affected a remote part of the Amazon rainforest. The US Geological Survey said the quake had an epicentre 55 miles west of Tarauaca, Brazil, and 204 miles east of Pucallpa, Peru. It hit at 2:25 p.m. local time and had a depth of 575 kilometers.

A powerful 7.1-magnitude quake had hit the Peru-Brazil border in August.


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