Off the coast of Kamchatka recorded a magnitude 4.5 earthquake

© 2018 AFP / Frederick Florin a Seismograph. Archival photoOff the coast of Kamchatka recorded a magnitude 4.5 earthquake© 2018 AFP / Frederick Florin

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake was recorded by seismologists in the Pacific ocean off the coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of Geophysical service RAS.

«Seismic event occurred on Friday morning local time. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the Pacific ocean at a depth of 22 kilometers, 56 kilometers South-East of the village of Ust-Kamchatsky, located on the East of the Peninsula,» — said the representative of the service.

He added that the energy class of the earthquake was 10.6. According to the regional Central Board MOE, in settlements of the region seismic event was not felt.