“The seismic station of the Russian Academy of Sciences received information that a seismic event with a magnitude of 4.9 class ten occurred in the Caspian Sea at 19:08,” RIA Novosti reports.

It is specified that the tremors were felt in the city of Kaspiysk, there were no reports of damage and casualties.

Earlier it became known that an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in southwestern Japan off the island of Kyushu.