June 18, 2013 / 6:53 PM / in 4 years

Quake shakes Peru's capital of Lima

LIMA (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake shook buildings in Peru’s capital on Tuesday but there were no reported injuries or damage, Reuters witnesses and safety officials said.

A view shows Lima's district of Barranco during sunset, April 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

Peru’s geological survey recorded a 5.6 magnitude quake, while the USGS said it measured 4.6 and was centered on the floor of the Pacific Ocean about 35 kilometers (21 miles) west of Lima.

Reporting by Terry Wade and Omar Mariluz in Lima; Editing by Will Dunham

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