An earthquake has struck Russia’s far east near Kamchatka peninsula according to the US Geographical Survey. It’s magnitude is said to be 6.6. It was originally recorded with a magnitude 7.0.
It struck at a depth of around 33 km just off the coast in the Bering Sea.
There has been no tsunami threat according to the Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
USGS: Preliminary magnitude 6.6 quake strikes near the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia pic.twitter.com/Ew8JkqeyuL— #Q13FOX (@Q13FOX) March 29, 2017