In southern Kamchatka was recorded earthquake of magnitude 5.0

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoIn southern Kamchatka was recorded earthquake of magnitude 5.0© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 was recorded by seismologists in the Elizovsky district in the South of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of Geophysical service RAS.

«Seismic event occurred on Monday morning local time. The epicenter was located near Khodutka volcano at a depth of 139 kilometers, 130 kilometers South of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky», — said the representative of the service.

He added that the energy class of the earthquake was 11.4.

According to the regional Central Board MOE, in settlements of the region seismic event was not felt.

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