Have Smoked recorded aftershocks of magnitude 5.2

© 2018 AFP / Frederick Florin a Seismograph. Archival photoHave Smoked recorded aftershocks of magnitude 5.2© 2018 AFP / Frederick Florin

An aftershock of magnitude 5.2 was registered in 11.14 (03.14 GMT) after the first earthquake in the Northern Kuril Islands, reported on Thursday, RIA Novosti the Sakhalin branch of the Geophysical service RAS.

Earlier it was reported that on Thursday at 10.16 a.m. local time (02.16 MSK) off the Pacific coast of the Kuril Islands earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7. Its epicenter was 150 kilometers to the East of the island of Onekotan.

«Aftershocks of magnitude 5.2 occurred in 11.14 (03.14 GMT). The epicenter was located 153 kilometers East of the uninhabited island of Onekotan. The hearth was at a depth of 63 kilometers,» — said the employee of a seismic station «Severo-Kurilsk».

According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the tremors in Severo-Kurilsk on Paramushir island was not felt.

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