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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes West of Broome in Western Australia – USGS

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Satellite image of Australia. Photo: Reto Stöckl / NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.


An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck west of the beach resort of Broome, Australia, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The epicentre of the quake was located in the Indian Ocean, about 209 kilometres southwest of Broome, or 1,294 kilometres southwest of Darwin.

There is no tsunami threat, according to the Australian Tsunami warning Centre.

Full story: sputniknews.com

Sputnik International


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