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Siberia records 6.9-magnitude earthquake

Feb. 14, 2013 at 12:15 PM   |   Comments

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Eastern Siberia was shaken by a 6.9-magnitude earthquake Friday in an area about 540 miles northeast of the city of Yakutsk, officials say.

The quake occurred at 1:13 a.m. Thursday Eastern time, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The tremor was recorded at a depth of 5.6 miles, USGS said.

No reports of damage or casualties were immediately available.

The event was 1,845 miles north-northeast of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and 242 miles east of Verkhoyansk, Russia.

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