Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes south of Russia's Kuril islands

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties following the magnitude 6.3 earthquake south of the Kuril islands.
There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties following the magnitude 6.3 earthquake south of the Kuril islands.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM USGS EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS PROGRAM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck in a remote region south of the Kuril islands off eastern Russia on Thursday (Oct 11), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

There were no immediate tsunami warnings issued. The quake struck 177km south of Severo-Kuril'sk at a depth of 33 km, the USGS said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.