(CNN) -- A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck off the coast of central Peru on Wednesday evening, killing 17 people and leaving 70 hurt, Peruvian media reported.


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Tsunami warning issued for Peru, Chile, Ecuador and Colombia
Quake was felt for two minutes; people ran out of office buildings in panic
Broken windows, power outages reported in Lima, Peru's capital