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Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes off Russia's Kuril Islands

Tsunami warnings issued for Severo, Sahalin, Hawaiian Islands after earthquake

Mahmut Atanur   | 25.03.2020
Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes off Russia's Kuril Islands

JAKARTA, Indonesia 

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake trembled off Russia’s Kuril Islands on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

The earthquake struck 136 miles southeast of Severo town at a depth of 35.2 miles.

Tsunami warnings were issued for Severo, Sahalin and Hawaiian Islands by Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after the quake.

There are as yet no reports of casualties or property damage.

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