A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the far jap coast of Russia on Monday, however Russia’s emergency ministry mentioned there had been no tsunami and no fast casualties or destruction.
The earthquake struck about 44 km (27 miles) south of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on Russia’s Pacific coast at a depth of 100 km, in keeping with the emergency ministry.
Footage posted by media from the Kamchatka peninsula, about 6,800 km east of Moscow, confirmed some cracks in buildings and bottles smashed in supermarkets after being dislodged by the quake, however no main fast structural injury.
“Operational teams of rescuers and firefighters are inspecting buildings,” the emergency ministry mentioned. “In response to preliminary data, there aren’t any casualties and destruction.”
The Kamchatka Department of the Russian Academy of Sciences Geophysical Survey mentioned the magnitude of the quake was 6.9.
The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) initially mentioned the quake’s magnitude was 6.6.
The U.S. Tsunami Warning System mentioned there was no tsunami warning after the quake.