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Tsunami wave hit Severo-Kurilsk

Tsunami wave hit Severo-Kurilsk
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The tsunami wave came to Severo-Kurilsk, the wave height was about 50 cm. The threat of tsunami in the village remains.

According to preliminary information, there are no casualties and destruction, but the threat remains, so the residents of Severo-Kurilsk remain in a safe zone on a hill. According to the regional GU Ministry of Emergency Situations, specialists will make the decision to cancel the alarm after the outflow begins.

Tsunami threat announced after Earthquakeswhose focus was at a depth of 250 km southwest of Severo-Kurilsk. Its magnitude was 7,2 points. About 400 people evacuated to high places.

During the initial survey of life support facilities, potentially hazardous facilities, social amenities and housing facilities, specialists found damage to 25 stove risers in houses. Now they are being repaired. The administration of Severo-Kurilsk has formed a special commission that will assess damage and determine measures to continue the operation of furnaces.


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