Magnitude 6.1 quake hits off Russia’s Kuril Islands: USGS | Reuters

(Reuters) – A magnitude 6.1 quake struck off Russia’s Kuril Islands, southeast of the Kamchatka peninsula, which lies on the earthquake-prone Ring of Fire, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The epicenter of the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.5, was 168 miles (270 km) east of the small town of Severo-Kurilsk, the USGS said.

Source: Magnitude 6.1 quake hits off Russia’s Kuril Islands: USGS | Reuters

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