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  1. Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes north of Ascension Island-USGS

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes north of Ascension Island-USGS

There was no immediate tsunami warning issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after the quake, which hit at a depth of about 19 km (12 miles).

By: | Published: August 18, 2017 10:16 AM
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck on Friday in the South Atlantic Ocean about 790 km (490 miles) north of Ascension Island, the U.S. Geological Survey said. (Reuters)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck on Friday in the South Atlantic Ocean about 790 km (490 miles) north of Ascension Island, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There was no immediate tsunami warning issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after the quake, which hit at a depth of about 19 km (12 miles).

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