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New earthquake of Richter magnitude 4.3 rocked early Monday Avachinsk Bay off the eastern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula
An earthquake of Richter magnitude 4.3 rocked early Monday Avachinsk Bay off the eastern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, seismologists said. The quake occurred at 5:27 a.m. local time (4:27 p.m. GMT Sunday) at a 14-mile depth about 62 miles southeast to the regional center of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, with 2-3 magnitude tremors registered in the city. There are no reports of any injuries or damage. A series of major earthquakes rocked Kamchatka and its sparsely populated Koryak area in the last two weeks. The initial 7.8-magnitude quake April 24, the strongest since 1900 in the Koryak area, which is eight time zones from Moscow, injured 31 people and damaged about 380 houses and 25 administrative facilities in the towns of Tilichiki, and Korf, and Ossora. According to emergencies officials, over 1,000 people, including 542 children, have been evacuated from the emergency zone since April 24.
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