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Paramushir residents evacuated due to tsunami threat

Paramushir residents evacuated due to tsunami threat
Photo: sakhalin.gov.ru

Due to the tsunami threat that was announced after the earthquake, the evacuation of residents began on the island of Paramushir in the Sakhalin Region. People are taken out of the area, which may fall under the influence of the wave.

According to the press service of the regional government, the residents of Severo-Kurilsk are taken to elevated places. Organized evacuation of pupils of preschool institutions and schools.

The earthquake source was located at a depth of 250 km southwest of Severo-Kurilsk. His magnitude amounted to 7,2 points. According to the rescuers' forecast, the wave will reach the Kuril Islands at approximately 15:04 local time.

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