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An earthquake in the Kuril Islands - December 6, 2007

December 6 2007

At 54 km southeast of the Kuril Islands Simushir series of tremors occurred. Scientists have estimated the magnitude of the strongest oscillations of the Earth's crust here and resulted in an unusual statistic.

According to a report of operational duty EMERCOM Russia's Sakhalin region, this earthquake in the region was not felt - his strength was 4.1 on the Richter scale score. Victims, destruction and the threat of a tsunami there.

Scientists said that only after a strong earthquake that struck here on Nov. 15, 2006, in the area were reported 863 aftershocks. On it informs " .

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