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An earthquake in the Pacific touched Kamchatka

An earthquake in the Pacific touched Kamchatka
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On Friday morning, January 17, in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 50 km, an earthquake of magnitude 5,4 occurred. Tremors up to two or three points were felt in certain areas of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

According to the press service of the regional GU EMERCOM of Russia, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 120 km south-east of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. No tsunami threat was announced; there were no fatalities, injuries or destruction.

In the city they examined socially significant objects and buildings, they did not find any damage. Calls to the unified dispatching service of the regional center and other areas were not received.