Near the Kuril Islands recorded strong earthquake
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Near the Kuril Islands recorded strong earthquake

Возле Курил зафиксировали сильное землетрясение

The epicenter was located 30 km southwest of the city of Yuzhno-Kurilsk on Kunashir island at a depth of 117 km

In the Pacific ocean near the South Kuril Islands earthquake of magnitude 4.7. It is reported by Interfax with reference to a Single Sakhalin branch of Geophysical service RAS Saturday, February 9.

"The earthquake occurred on Saturday at 13:24 on Sakhalin time (04:24 CET) with epicenter 30 km southwest of the city of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Kunashir island) at a depth of 117 km", – stated in the message.

In the settlements of the Islands of Shikotan and Kunashir him felt the power of 2-3 points. A tsunami alert has not been announced. No one was hurt.

Earlier in the Pacific ocean on the Kamchatka Peninsula near the commander Islands was recorded earthquake of magnitude of 6.4. The epicenter was located 105 km West of the village of Nikol'skoe, which is located on Bering island.

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