Magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocks Russia's Kuril Island
Bernama | Updated: April 19, 2013
(First published on: April 19, 2013 12:54 MYT)
It said in a statement that the epicentre of the quake was 766 kilometres northeast of Asahikawa, Japan, and 5,502 kilometres northeast of Kudat, Sabah.
The quake did not pose any threat of a tsunami, it added.