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

The epicenter was located 102 kilometers southwest of the village of Golovnino on the Kuril island of Kunashir.

The source of the earthquake was at a depth of 63 kilometers.

Earlier, an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in the south of Kamchatka

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake was also recorded in northern Japan.