Earthquake Information

March 25, 2020 (02:49:21 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.5 E of Kuril Islands

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake occurred 218.6 km (135.9 mi) SSE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia at a depth of 56.7 km (35.2 miles). There have been no reports of damage or injuries and the earthquake prompted a tsunami watch that was later cancelled.

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