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Quake with magnitude of 7.4 hits South Atlantic Ocean

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 19 Aug 2016 12:10 PM GMT

Quake with magnitude of 7.4 hits South Atlantic Ocean
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Washington: The Southern Atlantic Ocean was shaken by a quake of magnitude 7.4 on Friday, reported US Geological Survey. The quake struck at 1232 hours Indian Standard Time (IST) with an epicentre 195 miles away from a British Antarctic research station.

It had struck at the depth of 10 kilometers and was centred east-southeast of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, stated the USGS.

There was no immediate tsunami warning.

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Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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