Strong quake rattles remote Antarctica

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.

PTI



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