5.0-magnitude quake hits South Sandwich Islands region: USGS

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BEIJING, June 13 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted South Sandwich Islands region at 07:24:46 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 60.9198 degrees south latitude and 25.705 degrees west longitude.