1. Quake of magnitude 7.4 strikes northwest of Ascension Island

Quake of magnitude 7.4 strikes northwest of Ascension Island

An earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck 975 km (606 miles)northwest of Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS )reported.

By: | Singapore | Published: August 29, 2016 11:40 AM
There was no immediate warning of any tsunami triggered by the quake, which occurred at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the USGS said. There were no reports of any damage or casualties. (Image: Reuters) There was no immediate warning of any tsunami triggered by the quake, which occurred at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the USGS said. There were no reports of any damage or casualties. (Image: Reuters)

An earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck 975 km (606 miles)northwest of Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS )reported.

There was no immediate warning of any tsunami triggered by the quake, which occurred at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the USGS said. There were no reports of any damage or casualties.

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