Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments

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January 30, 2016 (03:25:10 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.2 Kamchatka, Russia

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake occurred on Saturday January 30, 2016 at a depth of 161 km (100 miles) beneath the Kamchatka Peninsula.  The epicenter was located 107 km (66 miles) north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.  Moderate to strong shaking was felt across the southern Kamchatka Peninsula.  There have been no reports of damage or injuries and the earthquake was too deep to displace the ocean floor and generate a tsunami.

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