The earthquake, which occurred on Wednesday night in Tuva, and was felt in the Krasnoyarsk region, told RIA Novosti the head of the press service of the regional EMERCOM Alexander Yakimov.
"According to our data, 22.04 (18.04 MSK) in the Republic of Tuva was a magnitude 5.9 seismic event. Shaking in Krasnoyarsk was 2.3. Injuries or damage in Krasnoyarsk no", — said Yakimov.
According to him, aftershocks specialists seismologists are not expected. Information support of seismic events in the Krasnoyarsk region, please call the "hot line" Russian Emergency Ministry 8 (391) 275-16-17.
According to MOE, an earthquake of magnitude 5.9, intensity of 7.5 points occurred Wednesday evening in Tuva, the epicenter was located 70 kilometers north-east of the village of Saryg-Sep Kaa-Khem district.
At the same time, the duty Geophysical Service RAS said that the epicenter was located at a point with the coordinators of 51.61 degrees north latitude and 96 degrees east — it is 110 kilometers east of Kyzyl, 530 kilometers southeast of Krasnoyarsk and 380 kilometers south- east of Abakan.
According to the service of Sciences, the earthquake was at a depth of 15 kilometers, the estimated strength of a push in the epicenter was 6.5 points.
According to the National Earthquake Information Center U.S. Geological Survey Division, the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.2.