An earthquake with magnitude 6.3 occurred near the Commander Islands

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in the Pacific Ocean to the east of the Commander Islands, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was registered at 14.40 local time (6.40 MSK), located 150 kilometers south-east of the southern tip of the island's only town Commander ridge — Bering Island and 200 kilometers from the regional center of the Aleutian Region Kamchatka — village Nikolsky. Hotbed of seismic events occur at depths 61.1 miles under the sea floor.

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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