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'Relatively large' earthquake hits Swedish city of Gävle
Published: 20.Oct.2018 16:41 hrs
An earthquake occurred near the Swedish city of Gävle on Saturday afternoon.
Several residents contacted emergency services after feeling the ground shake beneath their feet.
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