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Quake strikes Atlantic between Brazil, Africa

A strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook the Atlantic Ocean between South America and Africa, the US Geological Survey said on Saturday.

india Updated: Mar 11, 2006 08:45 IST

A strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook the Atlantic Ocean between South America and Africa, the US Geological Survey said on Saturday.

The 10-kilometre deep earthquake took place in the central mid-Atlantic ridge at 1755 GMT (2325 IST) on Friday, the USGS said. It was located 855 kilometres northeast of Brazil's northeastern state of Pernambuco.