5.0-magnitude quake hits Kuril Islands – USGS

Beijing, Aug 17 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted Kuril Islands at 1502 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 31.3 km, was initially determined to be at 49.24 degrees north latitude and 156.11 degrees east longitude.

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