Magnitude 6.7 KOMANDORSKIYE OSTROVA, RUSSIA REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver
The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred 45 km (30 miles) NNW of Nikol'skoye, Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia at 2:26 PM MST, Dec 5, 2003 (Dec 06 at 9:26 AM local time in Russia). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.