6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Kamchatka

6.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in Thursday night off the coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti on duty Geophysical Service RAS.

According to her, the push has been fixed at 18.05 MSK, the epicenter was located at coordinates 50.8 degrees north latitude and 158 degrees east longitude — at 259 kilometers from the south-west of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Geophysical Service has not yet received information about the depth of focus and the estimated strength of shocks in the middle of it.

The U.S. Geological Survey also reported a magnitude 6.9 earthquake at a point with the same coordinates. According to American scientists, the focus of aftershocks was at a depth 52 kilometers.

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