In the south of Sakhalin to March 10, 2012 an earthquake of magnitude can occur 5,5. This was reported in the press service of the regional emergency department Russia, referring to the announced at the meeting of the Russian Sakhalin branch advisory council on earthquake prediction, seismic hazard assessment and risk. In this case, the Emergency Ministry said that "earthquakes with a magnitude usually do not lead to catastrophic damage."
To prepare for the possible consequences of a natural disaster, is currently undergoing inspections preparedness capabilities of municipalities. Intensified its efforts to refine the action plan forces and funds for earthquake relief and life support of the population. Conducted spot checks of warehouses with material reserves to be used in case of an emergency.