Quake of 5.5 magnitude strikes near Algerian capital-USGS

by Reuters
Friday, 1 August 2014 04:29 GMT

SINGAPORE, Aug 1 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck 9 miles (14 km) southeast of the Algerian capital Algiers on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said.

The quake's epicentre was recorded at a relatively shallow depth of 6.2 miles. (Writing by Ron Popeski; Editing by Michael Urquhart)

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