Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred on Sakhalin

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in Sakhalin on Thursday morning, according to the Far Eastern regional center of Russian Emergencies Ministry.

"According to the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences, on Thursday at 8.35 local time (1.35 MSK) at 134 kilometers southeast of the village Malokurilskoye Sakhalin earthquake registered a magnitude of 6.3 at a depth of 10 kilometers. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami not" — said.

Seismic event was felt in the villages Shikotan Krabozavodskoe and Malokurilskoye and Kunashir Island in the town of Yuzhno-Kurilsk.

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