Kamchatka has declared threat of a tsunami

Kamchatka has declared threat of a tsunami

Moscow. July 18. INTERFAX.RU — Seismologists registered an earthquake of magnitude 7 occurred on the border of the Bering sea and the Pacific ocean, reported “Interfax” in the Kamchatka branch of Geophysical service RAS.

“Seismic event occurred on Tuesday at 11:34 local time (2:34 GMT). Its epicenter was 288 km South-East located on the commander island of Bering village Nikolskoe, Aleutian district (this is the nearest settlement), — said the representative of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

He noted that the energy class of the earthquake was 13.2.

In turn, the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in Kamchatskiy Krai “Interfax” reported that the earthquake announced the threat of a tsunami.

“According to experts of the Kamchatka center “Tsunami”, the village of Nikolskoye possible approach of a tsunami wave, but the wave height will not be more than 50 cm,” — said the representative of the MOE.

He noted that in the village of Nikolskoye felt tremors. Felt this samozasiti (power up to two points), and residents in certain regions of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.