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Peru earthquake: Casualties reported after powerful quake hits south coast

Tuesday 02:27 GMT

Local time (0918 UTC) in the Pacific Ocean, 40 kilometers (25 miles) offshore from the town of Acari in Peru's Arequipa region, the US Geological Survey reported.

Some damage occured in communities that Pope Francis was scheduled to visit this week, but officials said the damage would not change the pontiff's tour.

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