Earthquake in Kamchatka has not led to the destruction

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Kamchatka rescuers have not found the damage to buildings in the towns of Ust-Kamchatsky district in the incident off the coast of the Peninsula, a strong earthquake, informs the regional Glaucus MOE.

According to the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical service RAS, seismic event of magnitude 6.5 was recorded on Thursday morning local time in the waters of Kamchatka Bay. The epicenter of the earthquake was located in 370 kilometers North-East of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and 78 km South of the village of Ust-Kamchatsk. In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky force of the quake was 2 points, in the settlements of Ust-Kamchatsky district – from 3 to 5 points.

«The operative group of rescuers completed a survey of buildings in the settlements of Ust-Kamchatsky district. The structure has not suffered», — is spoken in the message of rescue agencies.

In the MOE added that the victims in the earthquake is also no. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

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