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Powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocks South Shetland Islands, no Tsunami threat

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Chile, Jan 24: An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 on the Richter scale struck the South Shetland Islands on Saturday (local time), said the U.S. Geological Survey. It happened around 1:37 p.m. Hawaii Time on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021.

Powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocks South Shetland Islands, no Tsunami threat

The epicentre of the earthquake was monitored at 61.7 degrees south latitude and 55.6 degrees west longitude. It hit at a depth of 10 km, Xinhua reported.

7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there's no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit the South Shetland Islands.

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