Sunday June 24, 2012
Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes far eastern Russia
WASHINGTON: A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off the coast of far eastern Russia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
The quake was centered 166 miles (267km) south-southwest of Il'pyrskiy, Russia, in the northern Pacific Ocean, the USGS said.
There was no immediate tsunami alert issued, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. - Reuters