The earthquake in Tuva was 9.5 points

The earthquake in Tuva was 9.5 points

The earthquake in Tuva was 9.5 on the Richter scale, was not like this in the history of seysmonablyudeniya, said on a conference call Russian Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Shoigu.

"Such force seismic event of 9.5 points was in Tuva ever seysmonablyudeny," — he said.

The Minister has set the task to take all measures to prevent possible negative consequences in case of aftershocks, according to ITAR-TASS.

"Right now alerted all the forces of the Siberian Regional Emergency Center, under the central government, and mountain-rescue teams. Everyone ordered to stand on alert ready to number 1" — ordered Shoigu.

At the same time, he was informed that while the data on the damage were reported. "It can not be that at 9.5 points was not destruction. At 4 points fall brownies pipe, and we have the entire eastern part of Kyzyl — are private household" — said Shoigu.

He was confident that the main work will begin in the morning. "As soon as people wake up, see the cracks in the walls, furnaces and pipes, they immediately begin to call us. In all subjects, where the tremors were felt, should be established to assess the impact of the earthquake. This work is due to start in the morning in all the districts, towns and cities, "- said Shoigu.

Tremors were felt in Abakan, Krasnoyarsk, Tuva, Kyzyl and Kemerovo. The epicenter was located 94 kilometers east of Kyzyl.

In the near future from Krasnoyarsk to Tuva fly two aircraft An-74, carrying 50 rescuers. Also to be sent to Tuva prepared 88 tents, 116 stoves and 1,000 blankets, 700 cots.

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