7.3-magnitude quake hits north Antarctica
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7.3-magnitude quake hits north Antarctica

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Washington, Dec 11: A magnitude 7.3 quake struck on Monday in the southern Pacific Ocean, close to the South Sandwich Islands north of Antarctica, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.5, was in a remote area and fairly deep underground.

The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement that it did not cause a tsunami threat. (UNI)

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