Quake strikes Russia's far east - magnitude 6.6

Quake strikes Russia's far east - magnitude 6.6
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An earthquake has struck Russia’s far east near Kamchatka peninsula according to the US Geographical Survey.

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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

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