Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Christmas Island: USGS

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Posted: Jun 13, 2013 1:14 PM
Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Christmas Island: USGS

LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.7 quake struck in the Indian Ocean east-northeast of Christmas Island on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was recorded at a depth of 6.9 miles at a distance of 108 miles east-northeast of the Australian territory at 1647 GMT (12.47 p.m. ET), the USGS said.

There was no immediate report of a tsunami warning from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

(Editing by Michael Roddy)