Off the coast of the Kuril Islands was recorded three earthquakes

All these earthquakes were recorded by seismic stations, but locals tremors are not felt.

Біля узбережжя Курильських островів було зафіксовано три землетруси

During the day, 5-6 February on the Pacific coast of the Kuril Islands was recorded three tremors, informs Rus.Media.

Maximum magnitude was 3.7 – this earthquake occurred on 6 February, Wednesday, at 15:44 local time in 82 km South-East of Severo-Kurilsk. Two other tremors occurred in the South Kuril Islands: a jolt a magnitude of 3.5 in 82 km South of Kurilsk (Iturup island) and weakest – magnitude 2.4 to 102 kilometers South of the North-Kurilsk.

All these earthquakes were recorded by seismic stations, but locals aftershocks felt about the possibility of a tsunami was not reported.

The most destructive in the last century, the earthquake occurred in the Kuril Islands on 4 October 1994. Its magnitude was 8.1. It was damaged more than 100 buildings, 11 people were killed and dozens were wounded. The Shikotan island sank into the sea 0.6 meters, formed numerous avalanches and landslides.

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