April 28 (Reuters) - Canadian base metal miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd reported a 20 percent jump in quarterly revenue as copper production rose.
Net earnings from continuing operations attributable to First Quantum was $49 million in the first quarter ended March 31, compared with a loss of $78 million a year earlier.
Sales revenue rose to $720 million from $602 million.
Copper production increased about 30 percent to 119,287 tonnes.
Reporting by Manish Parashar in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila