Thursday, February 28th 2013, 10:25 AM EST
A day after we announced the second Magnetic Filament Eruption for the SECOND February Piers Corbyn "R5" Red Warning Period we have just received a news report from Eastern Russia that they have had a M6.9 Earthquake, just another coincidence? Or is there something to these high end "R4+" forecasts, you decide....more to follow
6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes off Kuril Islands, eastern Russia RT.com
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has hit the Kuril Islands, south of Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The quake had a depth of 18 miles.
There are no reports of damage.
It's the second quake to hit the Kuril Islands this year. A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck the Isles on January 1. The Islands were also hit with two earthquakes in November 2012, which measured magnitudes of 6.8 and 5.3.
The Kuril Islands are located 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia. Tokyo is located 2,204 kilometers (1,369 miles) away from the Isles.
The population of the Islands is around 19,000 people, and the total land area is about 15,600 square kilometers (6,000 square miles).