5.4-magnitude quake hits Russia

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 21:55 IST | IANS

The spot of the quake was a point 152 km northeast of the town of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale was recorded in Russia's Kamchatka peninsula early on Saturday (local time), the US Geological Survey said.

Earthquake hits RussiaRepresentational Picture

The spot of the quake was a point 152 km northeast of the town of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Xinhua reported.

The epicentre, with a depth of 45.58 km, was initially determined to be at 53.8365 degrees north latitude and 160.5303 degrees east longitude.

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