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5.7-magnitude Quake Jolts Kuril Islands
01 : 38 PM - 01/01/2013
Tokyo, Jan. 1. (BNA) -- An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Kuril Islands at 07:35:50 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey announced.

The quake's epicenter, with a depth of 48.70 km, was initially determined to be at 46.9042 degrees north latitude and 151.0225 degrees east longitude.

No damage or casualties were reported so far.

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