An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale recorded in the Pacific ocean off the coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, reports the Kamchatka branch of the geophysical service RAS.

Its epicenter was located 140 kilometers from the village of Ust-Kamchatsk with the population of about four thousand people. Hearth lies at a depth of 29 kilometers.

Destruction, victims and survivors there. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

Recall, may 31, on the Kamchatka Peninsula was recorded tremors of magnitude 4.7. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 37 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Earlier it was reported that off the East coast of Japan earthquake with magnitude 5.3.

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