In the Kuriles after earthquake no tsunami threat, stated in the MOE

© 2018 AFP / Frederick Florin a Seismograph. Archival photoIn the Kuriles after earthquake no tsunami threat, stated in the MOE© 2018 AFP / Frederick Florin

The threat of a tsunami after the earthquake on Thursday night in the area of the Kuril Islands is not affected, damage to buildings and structures not identified, reports of EMERCOM of Russia.

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. Residents of Severo-Kurilsk could experience tremors up to four points.

According EMERCOM of the Russian Federation, in 151 km South of Severo-Kuril city district of the Sakhalin oblast in the Pacific ocean at a depth of 17.5 kilometers, occurred samozasiti magnitude 6.5.

«Checked the condition of socially significant objects and objects of housing stock. Victims, damage to buildings and structures not identified risks of a tsunami wave is not», — stated in the message.

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