Have Smoked has registered a series of aftershocks

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoHave Smoked has registered a series of aftershocks© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

In the Kuril Islands recorded a series of aftershocks, said on Monday, RIA Novosti the Sakhalin branch of the Geophysical service RAS.

«More than ten repeated tremors recorded by seismologists after an earthquake of a magnitude of 5.9 in the early morning of Monday near the southern Kuril Islands. The magnitude of the aftershock was 4 or lower,» — said the duty of a seismic station «Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk».

According to the source Agency, aftershocks inhabitants of the Kuril Islands is not felt.

A seismologist said the earthquake a magnitude of 5.9, was in Monday, 6.26 (22.26 GMT Sunday) from the Kuril Islands, with its epicenter 57 kilometers Northwest of the city of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (regional center on the island of Kunashir), I felt a force 4-5 residents of Yuzhno-Kurilsk and sat Golovnino, Lagoon, Hot Beach, Mendeleevo.

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