Kamchatka seismologists warned of a possible earthquake. The strength of aftershocks can be expected to reach 7 points, residents of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to urgently examine safety and collect "disturbing suitcases" of provisions, documents and things essential. In high alert translated all the emergency services of the peninsula.
Report Abros'kina Victoria.
— Canned food, medicines, documents to still know who I am, if anything happens.
Xenia Mikita hastily gathers "alarming suitcase" — a bag with the necessary things. A few days ago the experts of the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service reported that in the next month residents of Petropavlovsk expects strong earthquake.
Chebrov Victor, director of the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS:
— This assessment is carried out an expert in more than 20 methods. Here in this situation, we are now seeing for 8 methods synchronous anomalies.
Scientists project that the earthquake of magnitude 7 points will be located in the south of Kamchatka — the Cape Shipunsky and the Kuril Islands. In the worst scenario, the force pushes in Petropavlovsk will be 5-6. Such Kamchatka earthquake has already experienced in 1992, 1993 and 1997. Scientists console her: talk about the devastating disaster is not, however, to prepare and to warn the population.
Yuri Kartashov, First Deputy Head EMERCOM Russia's Kamchatka region:
— Why do not we hold such training is at present? In any case, there is a saying — forewarned is forearmed.
Training center in MES were issued a memo that describes how to behave if an earthquake does happen. These leaflets will be pasted at all socially important objects in the streets they will hand out to passers-by volunteers.
Victoria Abros'kina, correspondent:
— Regional government has given an urgent order MOE specialists in the near future to carry out additional teaching in kindergartens, schools and other educational institutions, as well as in hospitals and enterprises. To date, all of the services for the prevention and disaster management translated into high alert.
Kamchatka earthquake — a phenomenon quite normal. Most often, people feel the tremors in the 3-4. A small seismic activity here do not react.
Xenia Mikita, a resident of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky:
— They have happen every day, we've just got used to them. The last big, so that I remember, I was 12 years old. I met him on the landing.
Staircase — the most dangerous place in the earthquake — the experts say, these building collapse in the first place. Therefore, scientists and rescuers believe that once again will be helpful to remember where the houses are safe places, and the need to have on hand so-called "disturbing suitcases" that hold stocks of water, food, first aid kit, and documents. Booked — is forearmed!
Victoria Abros'kina, Vitaly Moshnyagun.