Magnitude 5.8 quake hits in Nunavut in far northern Canada

WASHINGTON: A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck in Nunavut territory in far northern Canada, the US Geological Survey reported on Sunday.

The quake, originally measured at magnitude 6.4, hit at a depth of 11.8 miles (19 km) and was centered 55 miles (89 km) southeast of Resolute in the thinly populated territory, the USGS said.