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Magnitude-7.7 earthquake hits off Russia, tsunami alert issued

By Li Qian (CNTV)    08:34, July 18, 2017

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A magnitude-7.7 earthquake rippled the waters off the coast of Nikol'skoye, Russia late Monday night, the US Geological Survey said.

US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami warning with waves forecast to be less than 0.3 meters (1 foot) above the tide level for coasts in an area ranging from Russia to Hawaii.

The epicenter, at a depth of 11.7 kilometers, was initially determined to be at 54.2 degrees north latitude and 169.2 degrees east longitude. 

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