Tremors occurred 238 km southwest of the village of Yuzhno-Kurilsk. The hearth lay at a depth of more than 90 kilometers.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred off the coast of Russia in the Sea of Okhotsk near the southern Kuril Islands. This was reported by TASS with reference to the Sakhalin branch of the Unified Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
“The earthquake occurred 238 km south-west of Yuzhno-Kurilsk. The depth is about 92 km,” the spokesman said.
According to him, residents of the village of Yuzhno-Kurilsk on the island of Kunashir felt an earthquake of up to two points, residents of the village of Malokurilskoye – up to three points.
The tsunami alarm was not announced, there were no injuries and no damage.
Earlier in Iran, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred. Tremors seriously damaged the ancient districts of Dehdesht.
A strong earthquake in the Mediterranean was also reported, which is estimated to be “destructive” in terms of intensity of concussion at the epicenter.