The tsunami that threatened the North-Kurilsk were weak

the tsunami Wave that came in Severo-Kurilsk on the island of Paramushir after an earthquake in the Pacific ocean, was weak. The wave height was about 50 cm According to preliminary data, destructions, informed “Interfax” in the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

“there is a approach for the third “package” of tsunami waves, but they are weak and non-destructive, non-hazardous,” confirmed TASS in the Sakhalin tsunami center Department of Hydrometeorological service.

However, the decision to cancel the alarm experts will take after the start of low tide. At the moment in safe areas evacuated about 400 people.

Earlier it was reported about an earthquake of magnitude 7.3 in the Pacific ocean. The epicenter was located 228 km from severokurilsk Onekotan island (the population on it is not). In the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical service of Russian Academy of Sciences said that the focus lies at a depth of 50 kilometers.

In Severo-Kurilsk residents felt tremors force 5-6 points, in Yuzhno-Kurilsk — 3 points. According to preliminary data, the victims of the earthquake there.