Earthquake commander Islands did not lead to the destruction

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoEarthquake commander Islands did not lead to the destruction© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

The operational group of rescuers surveyed settlements in Kamchatka felt tremors from the earthquake in the Komandorsky Islands, and did not find any damage, reported in the regional Central Board MOE.

Previously, the U.S. Geological survey (USGS) reported that in the Komandorsky island earthquake of a magnitude of 7.7. According to the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical service of Russian Academy of Sciences, the magnitude of the quake was 7.3.

According to the revised data of the seismic station «Petropavlovsk» Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky tremors were felt by force to two points, in the village of Nikolskoe, Aleutian district, their intensity made up of five points, in the village of krutoberegovo Ust-Kamchatsky district for up to three points.

«In the settlements of the Kamchatka region, where he felt the earthquake on July 18 in the afternoon local time, the operational group has completed the survey of buildings and structures. Victims and destructions as a result of the earthquake there,» — stated in the message.


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