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Five earthquakes shake Falkland Islands in 2 hours; no injury reports

Nov. 25, 2013 at 6:50 AM   |   Comments

STANLEY, Falkland Islands, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Five earthquakes, including a 7-magnitude quake, rattled the Falkland Islands for more than 2 hours Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The other four quakes all registered greater than magnitude-5, the USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The strongest earthquake, at a depth of 6.2 miles, was about 195 miles southeast of Stanley in the Falklands and 545 miles east of Ushauaia, Argentina.

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