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4.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes off Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

Seoul, A 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Republic of Korea's southern island of Jeju Tuesday afternoon, Yonhap News Agency quoted the state weather agency as saying.

The epicenter in the southwestern waters off Jeju Island was at a depth of 17 km, and residents must have felt strong vibrations, the Korea Meteorological Administration said. The agency said it was trying to confirm the damage.

Source: Saudi Press Agency