Kuril Islands quake: 7.5 magnitude natural disaster triggers tsunami warning for Russian Federation

Magnitude 7.8 earthquake off Russia's Severo-Kuril

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said Tuesday afternoon that waves generated by a 7.5 natural disaster east of the Kuril Islands off Asia are "below the threat threshold".

Just last month, a 4.9-magnitude quake slammed Kronotsky Bay on Russia's the Kamchatka Peninsula.

The quake hit at a depth of 59 kilometres (37 miles), USGS added.

Seismic waves created false reporting of an natural disaster as close as Kitimat, BC.

According to tsunami.gov, there are no watches or alerts for any US region in response to this quake. T The American Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that the country's west coast, Alaska and British Columbia of Canada did not face any tsunami threat from the quake.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre had also alerted that hazardous tsunami waves were possible within 1,000km of the quake's epicentre.

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Update: Just before midnight CDT, the U.S. Tsunami Warning Center issued an updated statement.

Japan's Meteorological Agency said the quake measured a magnitude of 7.8.

For a while, numerous media in Hawaii are warning residents and visitors about a tsunami watch for the islands.

No casualties or damage have been reported yet. The sparsely populated Kuril Islands run from Russia's Kamchatka peninsula to Japan's Hokkaido island, and include four disputed islands, known as the Southern Kurils in Russian Federation and the Northern Territories in Japan.

The Kuriles are known as the Northern Territories in Japan.

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