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PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, October 1. (Itar-Tass). – A seaquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in the Okhotsk Sea off the western coast of Kamchatka, as reported to Itar-Tass by Kamchatka’s branch of the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The quake has been registered today at 15:39 local time (03:39 GMT). The epicenter was located 363 km south-west of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, at a depth of 642 kilometers under the sea.
In some areas of the Kamchatka's regional center ground motion was felt at the power of up to 2 points.
According to the regional emergency department, no victims and destructions were reported. No tsunami alert was declared.
Earlier, China’s Seismological Centre reported about an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 on the north-west of the Kuril Islands.