Of Kamchatka on Monday woke earthquake strikes. In the region, there were two strong aftershocks. Even stronger shock experienced Southern Kuriles.
The first tremors in Kamchatka were registered at 00:03 local time in the coastal part of the Kronotsky Bay. The magnitude of the earthquake was 4.2 points. In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, located 180 kilometers from the place, the tremors were not felt.
"It's an earthquake, according to the Geophysical Service RAS, noted at a depth of 170 kilometers 32 kilometers south-east of the village Milkovo and 173 kilometers north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. On Kamchatka Territory, it was not felt. Victims, no destruction" — quoted in the Press- service of the Far Eastern regional center of Russian Emergencies Ministry Catherine Potvorovu "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".
Second earthquake in Avachinsky Bay at 07:28. This time, the epicenter lies at a depth of 27.9 kilometers. The strength of this shock was bigger and was 4.5 points. This time the distance to the capital of Kamchatka equal 78 kilometers and city residents feel impact of elements. "Many residents of the regional center awoke feeling push" — quoted a representative of the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS "Interfax". In two aftershocks No injuries or damage, the tsunami threat message from appearing.
After the first two earthquakes in the Far East, followed by another, the force 5.1 earthquake. It occurred in the southern Kurils, the epicenter was near the uninhabited island of Urup from the Sea of Okhotsk. In this case, on the inhabited islands of Etorofu and Shikotan tremors were not felt, resulting seismic data "Kuril" ITAR-TASS