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Quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes in China's Sichuan province -USGS

Undated, Aug 8 (Reuters) An earthquake measuring 6.5 in magnitude struck in China's mountainous southwestern province of Sichuan today, the US Geological Survey said.
The quake struck 200 km (120 miles) west northwest of the city of Guangyuan at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), USGS said. It earlier put it at 6.6 magnitude and 32 km deep.
There were no immediate reports of damage from an area frequently struck by earthquakes.
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20 May 2022 | 9:33 PM

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Japan to ease Covid border controls

20 May 2022 | 9:30 PM

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Portugal confirms 23 cases of Monkeypox

20 May 2022 | 9:27 PM

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Belgium lowers voting age in European parliament elections to 16

20 May 2022 | 9:24 PM

Brussels, May 20 (UNI/Sputnik) All Belgian nationals and EU citizens residing in the kingdom will be able to vote in the European Parliament elections from the age of 16, the Belgian Interior Ministry said on Friday.

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Finnish customs arrests 6 yachts under EU sanctions

20 May 2022 | 9:04 PM

Helsinki, May 20 (UNI/Sputnik) The Finnish customs agency said on Friday that it had impounded six yachts after evidence suggested they belonged to Russian or Belarusian citizens on the EU blacklist.

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