Off the coast of Kamchatka earthquake with magnitude of 5.7


Residents of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy will have felt the earthquake, samozasiti occurred on Tuesday afternoon at 15:17 local time (06:17 MSK), reported in the Kamchatka branch of geophysical service RAS.

“The magnitude of the earthquake that occurred off the East coast of Kamchatka amounted to 5.7, the focus lies at a depth of about 80 kilometers under the seabed. The epicenter was located in the Avachinsky Bay off Cape shipunskiy 88 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky,” — said the representative of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Residents of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy will have felt small tremors. According to the regional Central Board MOE, victims and destructions, the threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

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