The geographical department has reported that the earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in far eastern Kuril Islands on Wednesday. No casualties or loss has been witnessed. It was reported that it has struck up to a depth of 56.7km but no loss has been reported so far.
This news came when the whole world is fighting with Coronavirus. In this crucial situation,epidemic like an earthquake can be a great threat to Russia.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported that a large intensity tsunami is also reported in the upcoming weeks. Tsunami will be 1000 km of the epicentre.
The earthquake was initially reported 7.8 but after certain study, it was found 7.5.
Local media reports claim that people rush from their homes and came in open space. The earthquake struck around 2:42 pm local time.