Thursday, September 17, 2015

Threats Kamchatka tsunami after the earthquake in Chile not – BBC

In the main emergency department of the Kamchatka Territory stated that the threat of human settlements in Kamchatka as a result of the earthquake off the coast of Chile, do not have.

This is stated in a message to site Office.

In the MOE noted that if arising from an earthquake wave “and reach the peninsula, its height is low, and therefore a threat to the population and the probability of flooding of settlements in the Kamchatka region there».

According to the Center Tsunami Warning Kamchatka Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, small waves can approach the coast of the Kamchatka Krai in the morning on September 18.

At present, specialists of the Center tsunamis have been monitoring the motion of the wave and the prevailing situation.

Previous has learned that in Chile because of the strong over the five years of the earthquake evacuated around 1 million people. According to recent reports, the death toll rose to five people.

An earthquake off the coast of Chile, a magnitude 8.3 occurred on the night of September 17.


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