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China quake center reports 6.6-magnitude quake in Russia


16:42, October 14, 2011

BEIJING, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted Russia at 2:10 p.m. Beijing Time Friday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

The epicenter was monitored at 54.2 degrees north latitude and 123.7 degrees east longitude with a depth of 10 kilometers, the center said.

The U.S. Geological Survey said it was a 5.9-magnitude earthquake with the epicenter to be 13.8-km deep.

There has been no immediate report of casualty or property loss.


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