BREAKING: Massive Earthquake Strikes Peru

A massive 8.0-magnitude earthquake has struck northern Peru, according to the USGS.

The earthquake was centered 85 km South Southeast of Lagunas, Peru. It was originally reported as a magnitude 7.5, but was soon upgraded to a magnitude 8.0.

The earthquake struck in the middle of the night Sunday morning.

According to the USGS PAGER service, there is a 94 percent chance of fatalities resulting from this earthquake, with a 14% chance of over 100 fatalities. 

There is no risk of a tsunami with the earthquake, according to officials.

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