PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKIY (Sputnik) – The quake hit off Kamcatcka's coast, 121 kilometers southeast of the region's capital, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy.
“The seismic event occurred in the Pacific Ocean. The epicenter was located at the depth of 42 kilometers [over 26 miles], 121 kilometers southeast of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy,” the spokesperson said.
There are no reports about damages and casualties.
Kamchatka is located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffers from earthquakes.