Strong quake rattles remote Antarctica
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Last Updated: Sunday, January 15, 2012, 20:46
Washington: A strong and shallow 6.5-magnitude earthquake rocked the remote South Shetland Islands region in Antarctica on Sunday, experts from the US Geological Survey said.

The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of one kilometre, some 464 kilometres west of Coronation Island, the USGS said. No destructive tsunami was created, according to the US warning centre.


First Published: Sunday, January 15, 2012, 20:46

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