6.5-magnitude quake hits South Sandwich Islands region

10:14, March 07, 2011      

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An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale jolted South Sandwich Islands region on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake struck at 143235 GMT on Sunday with the epicenter at a depth of 84.20 km.

Source: Xinhua

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