The strength of its magnitude was 4.5 on the Richter scale. Like most of the previous ones, it did not bring destruction and was not felt in communities of Kamchatka.
— According to the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 65 kilometers south-west of the village of Ust-Kamchatsk, — told the "RG" head of the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Minister Sergei DVRTS Viktorov. — The tremors were recorded in 22.22 local time on Monday.
On this day, on the eastern coast of the peninsula there were once five earthquakes with a magnitude up to 6.2. One of them, a magnitude 5.7, with its epicenter at a depth of 48 kilometers of the Kamchatka Bay, residents of Ust-Kamchatsk felt.
— The village is located about 50 kilometers from the epicenter, the tremors were felt with force 3-4, — the head of Russia's EMERCOM for Kamchatka region Anatoly Plevako. — No injuries or damage. The threat of a tsunami is not expected. Moral and psychological state of the population is normal.
By the way, the earthquake — frequent and common occurrence for residents of the peninsula, as one of the hallmarks of Kamchatka is extremely high seismicity. In Kamchatka, the Kuril and Commander Islands, under the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea and its coast is the vast majority of earthquakes observed in the country.