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5.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Russian town

2022 Nov 27, 12:40, Moscow
Graphic shows large earthquake logo over broken earth and Richter scale reading

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 jolted Severo-Kurilsk town in Russia on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

As per the USGS, the depth of the earthquake was 67.8 Km below the ground at around 00:14:06 (UTC+05:30).

The epicenter was determined to be at 49.401°N degrees south latitude and 155.606°E degrees west longitude.

No casualties have been reported so far.

In the northern Kuril Islands of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, Severo-Kurilsk is a town and the administrative hub of the Severo-Kurilsky District.


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