August 14, 2012 (02:59:42 UTC)
Magnitude 7.7 Sea of Okhotsk
According to the US Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center, a major earthquake occurred in the afternoon local time 158 km east-northeast of Poronaysk, Russia at a depth of 625 km (388 mi). There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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