In the Kuril Islands has announced the threat of a tsunami after the earthquake
A tsunami alert declared in the North Kuril area after the earthquake of magnitude 7, 3, said Last news the head of the seismic Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Elena Semenova.
The earthquake happened in five hundred kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. In 4 districts of Kamchatka residents felt tremors up to five points. The epicenter was 228 km East of the island of Onekotan.
Approach of tsunami waves to the Kuril Islands, according to the MOE, it is assumed at fifteen. 04 local time (07. 04 GMT). In the Sakhalin tsunami center believe that the wave height will be " mild to moderate ".
on the island of Paramushir, the evacuation of Residents.
Of the region's residents are asked to remain calm and observe the messages on speakerphone, as well as from the competent authorities.
in Kamchatka, as stated in the regional emergencies Ministry, the victims and destructions as a result of the earthquake there.