Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred on Sakhalin

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in Sakhalin on Thursday morning, according to the Far Eastern regional center of Russian Emergencies Ministry.

"According to the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences, on Thursday at 8.35 local time (1.35 MSK) at 134 kilometers southeast of the village Malokurilskoye Sakhalin earthquake registered a magnitude of 6.3 at a depth of 10 kilometers. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami not" — said.

Seismic event was felt in the villages Shikotan Krabozavodskoe and Malokurilskoye and Kunashir Island in the town of Yuzhno-Kurilsk.

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the Kuril Islands

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Saturday at the Southern Kuriles. The village Malokurilskoye on Shikotan it was felt the force at 4 points, in Yuzhno-Kurilsk on Kunashir island — a force of 1-2 points. Seismic "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk" reported that the epicenter of the earthquake was located 110 kilometers east of Shikotan center lies at a depth of about 60 km below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Tremors continued for 10 seconds, death and destruction in Malokurilskoye no transfers ITAR-TASS.

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