7.8 magnitude quake hits off Russia's Kamchatka, tsunami warning

7.8 magnitude quake hits off Russia's Kamchatka, tsunami warning

Its source said the wave forecasted at 50 centimeters in height has failed to approach Kamchatka's Bering Island.

The United States Geological Survey said the quake struck at 11:34 am (local time) between the tip of Alaska's Aleutian Islands and Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula.

A powerful 7.7 magnitude earthquake off Russia's Kamchatka region may trigger tsunami waves within a 300km radius, the US Pacific tsunami warning center said.

According to the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GS RAS), a tsunami warning was issued on Bering Island, which is located in 290 kilometers from the epicenter.

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This quake was followed by numerous aftershocks, including several above magnitude 5.0.

No reports on loss of lives or property have been reported so far.

Guam Homeland Security Office of Civil defense has announced that there is no tsunami warning or threat for Guam and the Marianas at this time following and earthquake that was reported near Russia.