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a city and the administrative center of Kuril’sk Raion, Sakhalin Oblast, RSFSR. Kuril’sk is located on Iturup, one of the Kuril Islands, on the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk. The leading industry is fishing.

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These are 4 health facilities, including the reconstruction of the Central District Hospital in Yuzhno-Kurilsk and the construction of a CRH in North Kurilsk, four new schools on Iturup, Paramushir, Kunashir, three sports facilities, 26 transport and utilities facilities, "said Alexander Krutikov .
The quake struck 60 miles (98 kilometers) southeast of the city of Severo- Kurilsk near the sparsely populated Russian-administered Kuril Islands, at a depth of 20.
No tremors were registered in the city of Kurilsk and there was no threat of tsunami, Itar-Tass quoted the seismic station on the neighboring Island of Iturup as saying.
Arctic Structures LLC of Anchorage built this new 44,000-square-foot school in Kurilsk, on Iturup Island in the Kurile Islands of the Russian Far East.
The contract, which was signed under an agreement with the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, involves laying fiberoptic links to connect Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Sakhalin Island) Kurilsk (Iturup Island) Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Kunashir Island) Krabozavodskoye (Shikotan Island).
The epicenter was located around 80 kilometers south of the city of Kurilsk at the depth of 110 kilometers.
Earth tremors measured three to four on the Richter scale in the Yuzhno-Kurilsk district, and two to three on the Richter scale in the Kurilsk district.
Its epicentre was situated about 100 kilometres to the east of the city of Kurilsk, Itar-Tass quoted the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences as reporting.
Earlier in the day, Suzuki held talks with Sergei Podolyan, mayor of Russia's Kurilsk district, and agreed the two countries must work toward creating a favorable climate, such as the expansion of visa-free visits, to solve the dispute over the islands, Japanese government officials said.