The second a few hours a sizeable earthquake in Tuva

The second notable earthquake in Tuva for a few hours, its magnitude was 5.0, information on casualties or damage were reported, according to the Altai-Sayan Branch of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

"An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in Tuva 00.16 local time (20.16 MSK) on Thursday, it was 13.0 energy class", — the Russian Academy of Sciences.

According to witnesses, the apartments in Kyzyl, the second earthquake tremors were felt weak.

The magnitude of the previous earthquake on Wednesday night in Kyzyl, was 5.9 points, information on casualties or damage have also been reported. Its epicenter was 70 kilometers north-east of the village of Saryg-Sep Kaa-Khem district. According to authorities, critical infrastructure are operating normally.

At the same time, the duty Geophysical Service RAS said that the epicenter of the earthquake was in the previous point with the coordinators of 51.61 degrees north latitude and 96 degrees east — is 110 kilometers east of Kyzyl, 530 kilometers southeast of Krasnoyarsk and 380 kilometers south-east of Abakan.

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