An earthquake measuring 5.3 occurred this evening local time at the Southern Kuriles. This was reported by Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Tectonic upheavals marked at a depth of 51 km in the Sea of Okhotsk on the beam Iturup. The epicenter was in shock 127 kilometers north-west of the Kuril — channel "Vesti".
Destruction and victims. Sakhalin Tsunami Warning Center said the threat of flooding is also no.