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Magnitude 7.5 earthquake hits east of Kuril Islands

Posted at 9:05 PM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 00:05:52-04

KURIL ISLANDS, RUSSIA — A 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook the ground Tuesday night, east of the Kuril Islands.

According to the U.S. geological survey, the earthquake occurred Tuesday at 6:49 p.m.

The quake occurred at a depth of 35 miles below the earth's surface.