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Magnitude 2.2 Quake Hits South Jeolla Province

Written: 2021-09-20 14:26:21Updated: 2021-09-20 14:33:18

Magnitude 2.2 Quake Hits South Jeolla Province

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A two-point-two magnitude earthquake struck South Korea's South Jeolla Province on Monday, the 20th largest earthquake to hit the peninsula this year alone.

The Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA) said that the earthquake occurred at around 6:58 a.m. Monday, 20 kilometers northeast of Boseong County. 

Authorities say they have not received any damage reports, though there have been calls about tremors. 

So far, there have been 46 earthquakes with a magnitude of over two-point-zero on the Korean Peninsula this year.

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