The threat of a tsunami on Kamchatka and the Northern Kuril Islands removed

The threat of a tsunami on Kamchatka and the Northern Kuril Islands removed

As said the representative of EMERCOM in Kamchatskiy Krai, the wave, the height of which could reach 50 cm, went to the Bering island.

TASS, July 18. The threat of a tsunami after an earthquake in the Aleutian ridge filmed on the Kamchatka Peninsula and North Kuril Islands.

“The tsunami threat lifted. The wave height is of 50 cm was predicted by the experts, went to the Bering island Aleut district of Kamchatka”, — reported in the Center of crisis management EMERCOM of Russia in Kamchatskiy Krai. The interlocutor of Agency has added that the mobile group inspect the building for damage due to strong aftershocks, while deformations are not detected.

However, according to the head of the Aleutian district Svetlana Arnachy, the quake was felt “very strongly”.

The houses were swaying hanging objects, some residents from the shelves falling items that were not fixed. No damage. Mobile group continue the examination.Svetlana Anacapa Aleutian district

The press service of EMERCOM in the Sakhalin oblast also reported that the specialists of the Sakhalin centre of a tsunami has removed the threat to the Northern Kuril Islands. “The tsunami threat lifted at 12:05 Sakhalin time (04:05 MSK) “, — stated in the message.

Earlier it was reported that the earthquake registered on the commander Islands, expected the approach of tsunami waves to the North Kuril Islands, the threat was defined as in the village of Nikolskoye on Bering island. Experts predicted the approach of a tsunami wave height of 50 cm