MOSCOW, April 19 (Itar-Tass) – An earthquake struck an area off the Kuriles. There is no tsunami threat, the Russian Emergencies Ministry told Itar-Tass.
A 6.7-magnitude quake struck an area in the Pacific 240 km northeast of the settlement of Kurisk, the Sakhalin Region, at 07:05 Moscow time. The epicentre was at a depth of 160 km, a ministry source said. Earth tremours measuring up to 4.0 were felt in Kurilsk.