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Earthquake at sea shakes island

Seismic Alert: Norwegian Sea
Jan 08, 2007
A strong earthquake has been clearly felt on the Shetland island of Unst.
The earthquake in the Norwegian sea, measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale, was felt at about 0150 GMT on Sunday.
A spokesman for the British Geological Survey (BGS) said it was the largest earthquake of its kind in the area for 10 years.
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