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VLADIVOSTOK, April 22 (Itar-Tass) – A magnitude 5.2 earthquake was registered near Russia’s Far Eastern Island of Paramushir in the Kuril ridge on Monday evening, the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences reported.
According to the Geophysical Service, the epicenter of the quake was located at a depth of 70 kilometers some 100 kilometers southeast of the town of Severo-Kurilsk. Local authorities say the earthquake caused no damage to the city.
Earth tremors have been rocking the Kuril ridge since last Friday when an earthquake measuring 7 points on the Richter scale was registered in the vicinity of the unpopulated island of Urup. A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Kuril Islands on Saturday/