Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes far eastern Russia

ByREUTERS
June 24, 2012 06:42




WASHINGTON - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off the coast of far eastern Russia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake was centered 166 miles (267 km) south-southwest of Il'pyrskiy, Russia, in the northern Pacific Ocean, the USGS said. There was no immediate tsunami alert issued, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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