7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off Russia’s Kuril Islands

The magnitude of the quake, which occurred at 2:49 am (UTC), was registered at a depth of 56.7 kilometres, about 219 kilometres southeast of the Russian town of Severo-Kuril’sk, the USGS said.

Written by March 25, 2020 09:43

Moscow [Russia]: An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale struck off Russia’s Kuril Islands on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.


The magnitude of the quake, which occurred at 2:49 am (UTC), was registered at a depth of 56.7 kilometres, about 219 kilometres southeast of the Russian town of Severo-Kuril’sk, the USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to the property as a result of the quake.

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Further details are awaited. (ANI)