An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred near the Kuril Islands

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 was registered on February 13 in the Pacific Ocean near the Kuril Islands. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

Kuriles

Kuriles

Ivan Shilov © IA REGNUM

According to the agency, the epicenter of the earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8, which occurred on February 13 at 16:56 (8:56 Moscow time), was located 59 kilometers south of the uninhabited Kuril island of Simushir. The source of the earthquake was located at a depth of 101 km.

It is specified that tremors were not felt on Iturup Island.

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