Strong earthquake hits eastern Russia

Strong earthquake hits eastern Russia

A strong earthquake has struck eastern Russia.

The earthquake hit 106 kilometers north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, the capital city of Russia’s Kamchatka Krai.

The depth of the earthquake was reported at 153 kilometers.

It measured 7.0 magnitude - but experts say there is no risk of a tsunami.

There are no initial reports of damage or casualties.

The area has been hit by a number of aftershocks measuring between 2.0 and 5.2 on the Richter scale.

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