Quake rocks Kamchatka’s eastern coast, no victims reported

14.10.2011 10:11:30 (GMT+12)

An earthquake measuring 4.9 points on the Richter scale rocked the Avacha Bay, Kamchatka’s eastern coast.

No victims or destructions were reported. No tsunami warning was issued, the Kamchatka office of the geophysical service of the Russia Academy of Sciences told Itar-Tass on Monday.

The earth tremor was registered at 13:16 local time (05:16 Moscow time). The quake’s epicentre was located 142 kilometers east of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski. The focus was located at the depth of up to 70 kilometers.

Tremors measuring 3-4 points were felt in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski.