the First tsunami wave approached the town of North-Kurilsk, located on the island of Paramushir. However, they are insignificant and pose no danger.
As reported by RIA Novosti the representative of the Sakhalin tsunami center, their observer is located on a 40-meter hill. He saw that the waves came up, but they are weak and insignificant. The scale can be assessed later, but, as experience shows, the next wave is always weaker than the previous one.
Residents of Paramushir island began to evacuate due to tsunami threat
Earlier because of the threat of tsunami after the earthquake, the hill was evacuated about 400 residents.
Recall samoubica a magnitude of 7.2 recorded in the Pacific ocean, at a depth of 250 kilometers. It felt on the island of Paramushir and in some areas of Kamchatka.
“the earthquake in the city of Severo-Kurilsk there is destruction of pipes chimneys, broken power supply and broken heating pipes in the hospital”, – the press-service regional GU the Ministry of emergency situations.