An earthquake with magnitude 6.6 occurred in Kamchatka, Russia

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 occurred in Kamchatka. The epicenter lay at a depth of 22 kilometers. The earthquake was felt throughout the territory of the Ust-Kamchatka region of the Kamchatka Territory.

The seismic station Petropavlovsk of the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences announced a tsunami threat, having recorded tremors of 6.7 magnitude near the coastal zone, but later the tsunami threat was canceled, since the earthquake occurred not in the ocean, but on land.

Employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations inspect buildings in the Ust-Kamchatsky region, for damage and destruction. According to preliminary information, there are no victims as a result of the underground cataclysm. According to local residents, the villages of Klyuchi and Kozyrevsk of the Ust-Kamatsky district were very shaking.