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A strong earthquake occurred in the north of Kamchatka

A strong earthquake occurred in the north of Kamchatka
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A magnitude 6,9 earthquake occurred in the north of the Kamchatka Territory. Seismic events were recorded by specialists of the Kamchatka branch of the Unified Geodetic Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 144 km from the village of Achayvayam. Despite the great distance, tremors were felt not only in it, but also in more distant settlements.

According to the regional department of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies, there were no casualties and destruction, no tsunami threat was announced. Earlier, an earthquake of magnitude four was recorded off the western coast of the peninsula.