MOSCOW — A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Russia's far eastern Kuril Islands on Wednesday and a tsunami warning was issued for the closest shores.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 219
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said hazardous tsunami waves were possible within 1,000
It said earthquakes of this strength in the past have caused tsunamis far from the epicenter, and the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center was analyzing the event to determine the level of danger.
The Associated Press