5.9 magnitude earthquake near the Commander Islands

An earthquake with magnitude 5.1 occurred near the Commander IslandsPetropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, September 7 — RIA Novosti. 5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Kamchatka Strait near the Commander Islands, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was registered in 13.23 local time (5.23 MSK), located 200 kilometers north-west of the Bering Island at a depth of 55.8 kilometers.

Residents only on the Commander of the village — the village of Nikolskoye felt tremors 3-4. Casualties and destruction, according to preliminary data, no. The threat of a tsunami is not declared.

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