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6.9-magnitude quake rumbles off E. Russia

Feb. 28, 2013 at 12:23 PM   |   Comments

OZERNOVSKIY, Russia, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A 6.9-magnitude earthquake rumbled off the southern tip of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula Thursday, The U.S. Geological Survey said.

The earthquake, at a depth of about 32 miles, was centered about 52 miles southeast of Ozernovskiy, Russia and about 114 miles south-southwest of Vilyuchinsk, Russia, the USGS said.

There were no initial reports of casualties or property damage.

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