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UNESCO World Heritage site rocked by magnitude 6.2 earthquake

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US Geological Survey reported that a 6.2 Magnitude earthquake hit southern Peru on Tuesday as. The epicenter is sited 53 miles north of Arequipa in Peru.

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US Geological Survey reported that a 6.2 Magnitude earthquake hit southern Peru on Tuesday as. The epicenter is sited 53 miles north of Arequipa in Peru. So far there are no damages and injuries reported by the authorities.

Arequipa is the capital and largest city of the province of Arequipa. Also known as the White City, it is the second most populous city in Peru, with 844,407 inhabitants. Arequipa is declared as the world heritage site by UNESCO and some of the rarest tourist attractions of this place are recreational activities like trekking, mountaineering, river running.

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