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Earthquake: 6.4 quake reported near Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula

Earthquake: 6.4 quake reported near Ust�-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia
Location of the epicenter of Tuesday evening’s quake near Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula.
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A magnitude 6.4 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening at 7:18 p.m. Pacific time off the east coast of Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was farther than 100 miles from a city.

In the last 10 days, there have been three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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Find out what to do before, and during, an earthquake near you by reading our five-step guide to coping with natural disasters.

This story was automatically generated by Quakebot, a computer application that monitors the latest earthquakes detected by the USGS. A Times editor reviewed the post before it was published. If you’re interested in learning more about the system, visit our list of frequently asked questions.


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