It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Sakhalin branch of the Unified Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

“Earth tremors of magnitude 5.8 were registered on Monday at 16:25 (08:25 Moscow time) in the Pacific Ocean.

The epicenter was located 40 kilometers southeast of the city of Severo-Kurilsk on Paramushir Island, the focus was at a depth of 75 kilometers, ”the agency’s interlocutor reports.

Earlier it was reported that an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred off the coast of Kamchatka.