In Finland, there was an earthquake


Illustrative photograph Photo: Scanpix

27.06.11.V Finnish Kuusamo today was 8.9 magnitude quake registered 2.4 points on a scale Rihtera.Po preliminary data, the epicenter of the earthquake was located near the village of Rukajärvi, said Ilta-Sanomat.

Seismology Institute received numerous reports this morning about the earthquake of the region's residents. "It is customary for the Finns earthquake, which can be heard rumbling and jingling Lamp" — described seismologist Matti Tarvaynen.

This year in Kuusamo were registered three earthquakes. Previous magnitude 1.9 occurred 14 points iyunya.Zemletryaseniya magnitude more than two points, according to Tarvaynena in Finland are rare. "Such a strong earthquake a year is about three," — he said.



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