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Large 7-magnitude earthquake strikes central Peru

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large 7-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The seismological service said in a preliminary report that the quake occurred at 2321GMT Sunday and was centered about 42 kilometers (26 miles) east-northeast of an area called Tambo, and about 471 kilometers (292 miles) southeast of the capital of Lima. It had a depth of 58 kilometers (36 miles).