In the Kuril Islands, there were two earthquakes

On Sunday, September 9, in the Kuril Islands, there were two earthquakes. The first impulse of magnitude 5.6 was recorded near the island Paramushir its epicenter was at a depth of 60 meters, 140 kilometers southwest of the North-Kurilsk. For more than ten seconds in the homes of local residents rang dishes, swinging chandeliers.

According to ITAR-TASS, the second earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench. Its epicenter was located 270 kilometers east of the city Kurilsk on Iturup Island, the center lies at a depth of 40 kilometers.

Category: Natural disasters and the environment

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