No tsunami threat after Russia shook by moderate earthquake

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No tsunami threat after Russia shook by moderate earthquake
No tsunami threat after Russia shook by moderate earthquake
No tsunami threat after Russia shook by moderate earthquake

Officials with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center say there is no tsunami threat following a 6.6-magnitude earthquake that struck off the east coast of Russia Tuesday evening local time.

The epicentre of the tremor was 176 km south-southeast of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake was registered at a depth of 22.1 km.

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At this time, there are no reports of injuries or damage. The population within 100 km of the tremor is low, but as many as 6,000 people are reported to have felt light shaking from it.

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