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South Korea rattled by rare 5.4-magnitude quake

South Korea rattled by rare 5.4-magnitude quake
From Reuters - November 15, 2017

SEOUL (Reuters) - A rare earthquake of magnitude 5.4 rattled South Korea onWednesday, its second most powerful quake on record, shaking buildings but causing no major damage or injuries.

The quake struck about 9 km (5 miles) north of the southeastern port city of Pohang, the Korea Meteorological Administration said in a news briefing.

Tremors were felt across the country but operations at nuclear reactors were not affected, the state-run nuclear operator Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co said in a statement.

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