In the Far East, there was a strong earthquake

In the Far East, there was an earthquake. Its hypocenter was at a depth of about 600 kilometers under the sea of Okhotsk, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The magnitude of the earthquake was estimated at 8.2.

The same estimate is available on the website of the European Monitoring Centre for earthquakes. There's also stated that the nearest population center to the epicenter of the earthquake - Esso Kamchatka. According to the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka earthquake of magnitude 7.5.

Tremors were felt residents of Novosibirsk region, as well as the edges of the Krasnoyarsk and Kamchatka and Sakhalin. Residents of Moscow also reported that some buildings swayed, including downtown.

Emergency declared tsunami threat off the coast of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands. Residents urged to climb the hill.

According to the MOE, the earthquake in Kamchatka, no one was hurt. Destruction is also no.