Strong 7 magnitude quake strikes eastern Russia - USGS | Reuters

Strong 7 magnitude quake strikes eastern Russia - USGS
| Reuters

A strong 7 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Russia on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake struck 109 km (67 miles) north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, USGS said. It struck at a relatively deep 153 km.

There were no initial reports of damage or casualties.

(Writing by Nick Macfie; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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Updated Date: Jan 30, 2016 10:15:13 IST

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