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In Kamchatka earthquake recorded a magnitude of 6.4

На Камчатке зафиксировано землетрясение магнитудой 6,4The epicenter was located 105 km West of the village of Nikol’skoe, which is located on Bering island.

In the Pacific ocean near the commander Islands earthquake recorded a magnitude of 6.4. This was announced on Tuesday, December 25, Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical service RAS.

“The earthquake occurred in the night of Tuesday local time at a depth of 17.5 kilometers, the epicenter was located 105 km West of the village of Nikol’skoe, which is located on Bering island (aleutskiy district of the Kamchatsky Krai), 162 km South-East of the district center of Ust-Kamchatsky”, – said in the message.

It is noted that the energy class of seismic events was 14.3.

In the Russian village of Ust-Kamchatsk this earthquake was felt with force to two points. Residents of the village of Nikolskoye tremors are not felt. Victims and destructions, the threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

The day before, an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 in the Pacific ocean near the Japanese island of Honshu. The epicenter of the earthquake was recorded at 189 km from the town of Tateyama in Chiba Prefecture. The intensity of earthquake shaking is assessed as “very strong.”

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