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6.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Norwegian Island of Jan Mayen

ANI | Updated: Nov 09, 2018 08:56 IST

Jan Mayen [Norway], Nov 09 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale struck Norway's Jay Mayen Islands in the wee hours of Friday morning.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred at 2:08 am (Universal Time Coordinated).
The temblor originated at a depth of 10 km. There are no reports of damage or casualties so far. No tsunami warning has been issued. (ANI)