Earthquake of magnitude 7.7 struck Russia, no casualty

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Washington: The US Geological Survey stated that, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake hits the eastern coast of Russia on Monday, causing officials to primarily warn a tsunami in parts of the Pacific.

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center raised that forecast a short time afterward, conveying it did not expect “a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami,” and also no peril to Hawaii.

The centre also further stated that, slight sea level oscillations may occur in some coastal areas close to the earthquake over the subsequently few hours.

The tsunami authority has also further added that, waves had been primarily forecast to be less than 0.3 meters (1 foot) above the tide level for coasts in the part ranging from Russia to Hawaii.

The quake at 2334 GMT struck 123 miles (199 kilometres) east-southeast of Nikol’skyoe, Russia.

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