26 Feb '12, 7am

Magnitude-6.8 quake shakes Siberia

NEW YORK - A magnitude-6.8 earthquake shook southwestern Siberia on Sunday afternoon, the US Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the temblor that rattled the region at 2.17pm Singapore time, the agency said. The quake was centered some 11.7 kilometres below the surface, the USGS said. The USGS said the quake hit 100 kilometres east of Kyzyl, Russia and about 892 kilometres northwest of Ulaanbator, Mongolia. AP

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