Natural phenomenon was observed at the Iturup island today at 05: 41 Moscow time, local residents feel the underground vibrations.

As reported
“Russian Conversation”,
the earthquake happened at 13:41 local time. According to
researchers, its strength did not exceed 4.6 points on the Richter scale.

Its epicenter
lies 127 kilometers to the South of the island of Iturup on a depth of 51 km.

According
employees of a seismic station “Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk” the exact coordinates of natural phenomena were located 44.7
n, 152,2 V. D.

According to preliminary information, underground
fluctuations in 4 points felt by the inhabitants of Iturup, in particular Kurilsk and RAID. In
the villages of Hot springs and Mountain earthquake intensity was a little smaller – 3
points.

At the moment, seismologists expect from neighboring Islands
– Shikotan and Kunashir . The regional emergencies Ministry notes that information on damage and casualties at this time there.