In the center of the Kuril earthquake magnitude 5.2

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Saturday at the Kuril Islands. Shock epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of the desert island Simushir, the focus lies at a depth of 70 kilometers, said Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Three hours before the underground hit in Simushir, but at a considerable distance from him in the ocean, at a depth of 33 kilometers were recorded earthquake of magnitude 4.0.

According to seismologists, the Far East, on any of the inhabited islands of the Kuril tectonic upheavals were not felt, there was no tsunami threat, according to ITAR-TASS.


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