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6.0 magnitude quake rocks Guadeloupe

Published:Friday | May 16, 2014 | 12:05 PM

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe (CMC):

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake rattled the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe today, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The US Geological Survey said that the quake, with a depth of 23 miles was felt north ease of the Grande Anse. It was located 17.1 degrees North and 60.2 degrees West and was also felt in neigbouring Antigua and Barbuda.

The US officials said that the quake which was felt at 6/07 (local time), is not expected to generate tsunami.


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