Tremors of magnitude 5.0 were recorded in the Amur region at about 2:00 am on the night of Thursday, March 17 local time (around 20:00 on March 16 in Moscow). On it informs "Interfax" referring to the Euro-Mediterranean seismic center.
According to him, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 190 kilometers from Neryungi — Yakutsk city, located near the border with the Amur Region and the Trans-Baikal Territory.
In Russia's EMERCOM the Amur region made it clear that there were two aftershocks.
No casualties or damage not reported.
Strong — a magnitude of at least 8.9 — March 11 earthquake in Japan. It resulted in a tsunami, many victims, destruction and nuclear accidents.