An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred off the east coast of Kamchatka. No casualties or damage, the tsunami alarm has not been announced.
As reported in the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS, an earthquake was registered on January 30 at 23.15 local time.
The epicenter was located in the southern part of the Kronotsky Bay, 160 km south-east of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Hearth lies at a depth 48.1 km.
In urban areas the earthquake was not felt, the ITAR-TASS news agency.