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7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Russia region

Staff Writer |
The Seismology Unit of Fiji's Mineral Resources Department reported that the strong earthquake occurred at a depth of 10km.

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The seismic activity was registered 34km Northeast from Buldir, Russia; 2500km East-Northeast from Hokkaido, Japan; and 7581km North from Fiji.

It registered the earthquake in the Russia region, latitude - 52.60 degrees North, longitude - 176.25 degrees East.

The Seismology Unit has reassured the people in Fiji that the offshore earthquake posed no tsunami threat to the island region.

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