5.4 magnitude quake hits East Pacific Rise

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted the Southern East Pacific Rise at 2133 GMT on Wednesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

The epicentre, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 53.10 degrees south latitude and 117.91 degrees west longitude, Xinhua news agency reported.