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Moderate quake hits near Micronesia: USGS

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Micronesia on Saturday, geologists said. The quake hit at 1900 IST at a depth of around 37 kilometres the United States Geological Survey said. The USGS added the epicentre was around 300 kilometres northeast of Yap in Micronesia.

world Updated: May 03, 2009 00:31 IST

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Micronesia on Saturday, geologists said.

The quake hit at 1900 IST at a depth of around 37 kilometres the United States Geological Survey said.

The USGS added the epicentre was around 300 kilometres northeast of Yap in Micronesia.