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Magnitude 5.6 quake hits Russia: USGS

A magnitude 5.6 quake struck near Vladivostok, in Russia's far east near the border with China and North Korea, the US Geological Survey said on Friday.

world Updated: Apr 06, 2013 07:54 IST

A magnitude 5.6 quake struck near Vladivostok, in Russia's far east near the border with China and North Korea, the US Geological Survey said on Friday.

The quake hit on Saturday morning local time, 54 miles (87 km) west-southwest of the major Pacific port of Vladivostok, at a depth of 356 miles (540 km), the USGS said.