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During the day, in the Kuril Islands earthquake occurred in May

April 9 2008
05:30

Over the past day Kuril Islands shaken 5 times. Details shock elements described in the Geophysical Service of RAS.

Scientists say the earthquake was recorded yesterday in the 129.4 km south Etorofu - at a depth of 40 km with a magnitude of 4.5 points. Later, at 86.8 km to the south in the same area was recorded another earthquake at a depth of 10 km with a magnitude of 4.1, the power of 3-3,5 points. Another quake was recorded at 25.9 km east of Shikotan at a depth of 60 km with a magnitude of 4.

On Wednesday morning at 11.02 (at time of Khabarovsk) to 241.3 km northeast of the island of Simushir recorded the earthquake at a depth of 60 km with a magnitude of 4.8, the power of 2-2,5 points. A few hours later, at 03.50, a 234.5 km northeast of the island of Simushir was recorded another earthquake at a depth of 60 km with a magnitude of 4.2.

According to a report of operational duty EMERCOM Russia's Sakhalin region, these earthquakes in the region was not felt. Casualties, destruction, the threat of a tsunami there, the press service of Ministry for Emergencies.

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