No casualties In magnitude 5.6 Kamchatka Russia quake

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Russia's northern Kamchatka peninsula and weaker shocks could be felt in five inhabited areas, the federal Emergencies Ministry said on Wednesday, adding there were no casualties or damage.

No casualties In magnitude 5.6 Kamchatka Russia quake

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A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Russia's northern Kamchatka peninsula and weaker shocks could be felt in five inhabited areas, the federal Emergencies Ministry said on Wednesday, adding there were no casualties or damage.

The ministry put the quake's epicentre at a depth of 14 km (nine miles) and some 840 km (522 miles) north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the provincial capital of the region, which is one of the most seismically active areas in the world.

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