Magnitude 5 earthquake occurred near the Commander Islands

Magnitude 5 earthquake occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the southern tip of the Island Copper, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was registered in 15.29 local time (7.29 MSK), located approximately 30 kilometers to the southeast of the southern tip of copper and 170 kilometers from the regional center of the Aleutian Region Kamchatka — village Nikolsky. Hearth lies at a depth 66.1 kilometers under the seabed.

In communities peninsular Kamchatka Territory significant aftershocks was not felt. Information about the strength of shocks in the village of Nikolskoye casualties or damage have been reported yet.

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