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Urgent: 7.2-magnitude quake hits Federated States of Micronesia region -- USGS

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BEIJING, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale jolted Federated States of Micronesia region on Sunday Beijing time, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 0.851 degrees north latitude and 146.229 degrees east longitude.

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