LIMA, Aug. 25 — A magnitude 7.0 earthquake jolted a thinly-populated region of central Peru at 2321 GMT on Sunday, U.S. Geological Survey said.
However, Geophysical Institute of Peru said the tremor was measured to have a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale.
There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The quake was not felt in Lima, Peru's capital city.
The epicenter has a depth of 58.87 km and was initially determined to be at 14.62 degrees south latitude and 73.57 degrees west longitude. (PNA/Xinhua)