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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Kuril Earthquake

MOSCOW () -- A moderate earthquake shook the Kuril Islands off Russia's Far East, a report said Tuesday. No injuries or damages were reported.


The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 to 6, occurred at 9:24 p.m. local time Monday, near the Kuril Islands, Interfax reported. Officials at the Emergency Situations Ministry in Moscow said they did know exactly where the quake was centered.