6.6 magnitude quake strikes South Atlantic

6.6 magnitude quake struck the South Atlantic southeast of Britain's Falkland Islands.

6.6 magnitude quake strikes South Atlantic

World Bulletin / News Desk

A quake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck the South Atlantic southeast of Britain'sFalkland Islands on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said.

The USGS put the epicentre of the quake 200 miles (320 km) southeast of Stanley, the capital of the Falklands, which have long been claimed by Argentina. The quake occurred at 0627 GMT and was recorded at a relatively shallow depth of 9.4 miles (15 km).

 

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