Moscow: A strong earthquake measuring 7.0 on the richter scale hit Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka peninsula on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.
The quake hit 106 kilometers north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, the capital city of Russia’s Kamchatka Region, Russian Television network reports.
There have been no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.
Terrified shoppers quickly evacuated one of the local malls when people felt tremors from the quake. (ANI)