1 July 2017, 15:33 GMT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The tremor took place almost 262 kilometers (over 162 miles) east of the town of Kurilsk. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 86.7 kilometers.
There have been no reports on any damages and victims resulting from the natural disaster.
The Kuril islands are located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and are regularly affected by powerful earthquakes.