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A strong earthquake occurred in the Kuril Islands

A strong earthquake occurred in the Kuril Islands
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Residents of four settlements on the Kuril Islands on Wednesday, 18 September, at two o'clock in the afternoon local time felt strong tremors. A total of 38 km from the district center occurred an earthquake of magnitude 5,4 score. According to rescuers, there are no casualties among the population.

According to the regional emergency department, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 100 km. It was felt by the residents of the city of Kurilsk and three villages - Raidovo, Gornoe and Malokurilskoe. Now experts are inspecting buildings and structures for possible damage.

And on the eve of the fluctuation of the earth's crust woke up the inhabitants of Kamchatka. They happened at night, not far from the village of Ust-Kamchatsky and were fully felt on its territory. According to the rescuers, in both cases, there were no casualties, the tsunami threat was not announced.