MOSCOW (REUTERS) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck near Komandorskiye Ostrava in Russia's far east on Wednesday (March 29), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The quake struck at a depth of about 33 km just off the coast in the Bering Sea. It was originally recorded with a magnitude of 7.
There was no tsunami threat after the quake, according to the Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.
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