Magnitude 6.7 Siberian quake causes no damage
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Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 22:05
  
Moscow: Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry says that a magnitude 6.7 earthquake has hit a sparsely populated area in Eastern Siberia. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

The ministry said in a statement that the epicentre of today's quake was located in the province of Yakutia at a depth of 10 kilometres. It said the temblor was barely felt in populated areas.

The US Geological Survey said the quake at 1353 GMT had a magnitude of 6.6.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 22:05


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