On the Kuril Islands after a powerful earthquake was recorded by 80 aftershocks

More than 80 repeated seismic shocks were recorded on the Kuril Islands after yesterday’s massive earthquake off the Northern Kuril Islands, RIA Novosti reported with reference to head of the seismic Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Elena Semenova.

Photo: Alexander Piragis/RIA Novosti Scientists have evaluated the possibility of earthquakes in the Kuril Islands and Kamchatka

According to her, at 10 a.m. local time was 81 aftershock. The magnitude of the strongest was 5.8, he has been 4-21 in the morning on March 26.

“It felt in Severo-Kurilsk force in 3 points”, she said.

Recall, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake occurred on March 25 at about 500 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and 230 kilometers from the Kuril island of Onekotan. In Severok-Kurilsk has come a tsunami of 50 cm, local residents were evacuated. Tremors felt with force 5-6 points felt in several regions of Kamchatka.