USGS: Magnitude 5.8 quake hits in Nunavut territory in far northern Canada


WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck in Nunavut territory in far northern Canada, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Sunday.

The quake, originally measured at magnitude 6.4, hit at a depth of 11.8 miles (19 km) and was centered 55 miles (89 km) southeast of Resolute in the thinly populated territory, the USGS said. (Reporting by Peter Cooney in Washington; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)


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