Powerful quake strikes off Russia’s Far East, says USGS

A significant earthquake with a magnitude of seven.four struck off Russia’s far east on Thursday, america Geological Survey (USGS) stated, though Russian information companies carried no instant stories of injury from the sparsely populated space.

The quake off Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, which was initially measured at 7.eight earlier than being revised downwards, struck 82 km (55 miles) west of Nikolskoye at a depth of 9 km, it stated.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Heart stated hazardous tsunami waves from the earthquake have been doable inside 300 km of the epicentre alongside the coasts of Russia.

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