6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Russian Kamchatka
September 15 2020 10:50 AM
According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicentre of the quake was situated at a depth
According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicentre of the quake was situated at a depth

QNA

An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck Russia's Kamchatka peninsula in the far east.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicentre of the quake was situated at a depth of 329.7 km.

At the moment, there is no official information about possible victims or damages from the tremor.

The last earthquake to hit the region was on May 17, with a magnitude of 4.9 on the Richter scale.

The Kamchatka Peninsula is located above the Pacific Ring of Fire, which is a region that extends in the form of a broad arc and witnesses major seismic and volcanic activity.

Last updated: September 15 2020 10:51 AM


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