5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Kamchatka

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the Gulf of Karaginskii

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in Karaginsky Bay at the north-eastern coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday a representative of the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was registered on Tuesday night, was located about 30 kilometers from the northern tip of Karaga, the focus lies at a depth of 7 kilometers under the seabed.

Propulsion in communities of Kamchatka, the closest of which — the settlement Ossora 70 kilometers south-west of the epicenter of the seismic event, it is specified.

According to preliminary reports, the victims and destructions. The threat of a tsunami is not declared.

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