An earthquake measuring up to 4.8 on the Richter scale occurred in the south of the Amur region on Saturday, said the spokesperson of the main emergency department in the region Raisa Kopyrin.
"According to the seismic" Yakutsk ", January 15 at 09.46 on the Amur time (03.46 MSK) in Khabarovsk Krai Maisky ridge at a depth of 15 kilometers, an earthquake measuring 2.8 — 4.8 on the Richter scale," — said the agency interlocutor RIA News.
Earthquake — very unusual for the south of the Amur region phenomenon. Tremors felt, according to preliminary data, only residents of Blagoveshchensk — the regional center of the Amur region. The strength of different denominations in different parts of the city. Some people do not notice anything.
As the Kopyrin, death and destruction in Blagoveshchensk not. Socially important facilities are operating normally.