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Magnitude 7.3 SEA OF OKHOTSK

Monday, November 24, 2008 at 09:02:58 UTC

News Release

The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 315 km (195 miles) WNW of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia 410 km (255 miles) NNW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands, Russia at 2:02 AM MST, Nov 24, 2008 (8:02 PM local time in Russia). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

Felt at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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