In the area of the Kuril Islands earthquake occurred on 4

In the Kuril Islands for the last day there were four earthquakes, the strongest of them a magnitude of 5.2 was recorded in the area before the uninhabited island Simushir, said Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Tremors continued last night, were recorded two underground hit with magnitude 3.7-4.1. Their epicenter in the central part of the Kuril Islands on the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk. Another earthquake of magnitude 4.2 was noted near the east coast of the island of Iturup (Southern Kuriles).

According to the Kuril seismic, tectonic upheavals on the inhabited islands of the Kuril not felt, there was no tsunami threat, according to ITAR-TASS.

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