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8.2-magnitude undersea earthquake strikes off Russia

The West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center of the US said in a statement that no tsunami is expected due to the depth of the quake.



Washington: An 8.2-magnitude earthquake under the Sea of Okhotsk was recorded early Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

The temblor was at a depth of 601.80 km, reported Xinhua.

The epicentre was located nearly 360 km southwest of Esso, a town in Russia`s Kamchatka Krai region.
The West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center of the US said in a statement that no tsunami is expected due to the depth of the quake.

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