In Barnaul, felt the tremors, "Interfax". Aftershocks recorded at 11:40 local time. People leave the high-rise office buildings. "Currently, we expect the information from seismic," — said the agency spokesman emergency department for the Altai Territory Andrey Pozdnyakov.
Also reports of tremors come from Novokuznetsk, Kemerovo and Prokopievsk.
According to the website the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred at 5:35 GMT (8:35 MSK), its epicenter was 170 km south of Abakan at a depth of 15.4 km, the magnitude was 5.5, reports "Interfax".