Magnitude-6.7 earthquake hits Russia-Mongolia Border Region

A map shows the heat area of a magnitude 6.7 earthquake in the Russia-Mongolia Border Region.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck the Russia-Mongolia Border Region on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said.

The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers, it added.

The epicenter of the earthquake was registered 277 kilometers southwest of the city of Angarsk, in the Russian Irkutsk region, and 30 kilometers from the Mongolian city of Turt, Russian state-owned news agency Sputnik reported.

There were no immediate reports of damage or victims, the report said.

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