Magnitude 6.8 quake hits Russian Siberia, near Mongolia border: USGS

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Posted: Feb 26, 2012 1:43 AM
Magnitude 6.8 quake hits Russian Siberia, near Mongolia border: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit 58 miles east of the Russian city of Kyzyl in the Tuva region of Siberia near the Mongolian border at an estimated depth of 33.2 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday.

(Singapore Asia desk; Editing by Ron Popeski)