In the area of the Kuril Islands earthquake with magnitude 5.3

Kuril island of Iturup.  Photo: eco.rian.ruOn the Kuril island of Iturup Wednesday morning earthquake registered a magnitude of 4.
According to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the epicenter of the earthquake was located near the northern tip of the island, the center lies at a depth of 60 km. The city Kurilsk, located on Iturup, tectonic shock was not felt, the ITAR-TASS news agency.
On Tuesday night, in the Okhotsk Sea 121 km west of Kurilsk at a depth of 33 km were recorded earthquake of magnitude 5.3. In the city, it was felt the power of 2-3 points.
"Rock hanging items rang dishes" — said on seismic "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk".
Victims, destruction, no tsunami threat, the press service of the Far Eastern regional emergency department.

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