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    6.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Kamchatka, Russia - USGS

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    At the moment, there is no information about casualties or damage caused by the earthquake, and no tsunami warning has been issued by the authorities.

    According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck 152 kilometres northwest of Nikolskoe or 113 kilometres east of Ust'-Kamchatsk, with an epicentre located at a depth of about 33 km.

    Kamchatka is located in the northeastern part of a seismically active zone in the Pacific Ocean known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffers from powerful earthquakes.


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