Quake swarm hits Ethiopia-Eritrea

Last updated 13:45 13/06/2011

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A swarm of earthquakes have hit the Eritrea-Ethiopia regions in north-west Africa today, sparking fears of increased volcanic activity.

From 6.35am to to 9.35am today (NZ time), the region has been hit by 14 quakes ranging in size from 4.3 to 5.7 (two).

Website, earthquake-report.com said there were active volcanoes in the area, but there had so far been no official confirmation from authorities of eruptions or damage.

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