Another earthquake occurred in the Altai Mountains

Fifth in the last days of an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 occurred on Saturday morning in the Altai Mountains, the website of the Altai-Sayan Branch of Geophysical Survey SB RAS.

On Thursday, at 11.35 MSK 65 kilometers from the village to a depth of 42 Aktas kilometrabylo registered a strong earthquake. According to some data, Geophysical Survey SB RAS, its magnitude was 5.2. After that, the region was still three earthquakes of magnitude 2.7 to 3.6. On Saturday, an earthquake occurred again.

According to the Service, the earthquake occurred at 11.04 local time (08.04 MSK), its coordinates are: 49.83 north latitude and 87.81 east longitude. "Energy Class: 9.5, 3.2 magnitude," — said in an operational report.

The epicenter of the earthquake, according to the map, again located near the village of Kosh-Agach Dzhazator District.

Yesterday at a meeting of the Commission for Emergencies reported that territorial subsystem was moved to high alert, round the clock operation of the operational headquarters. If the head of the Siberian regional emergency department Vladimir Svetelskogo, the region aims complex "string", with which you will be tested damaged buildings. On Friday evening, it became known that in different areas of the country from the earthquake has been damaged 16 buildings. Cause damage specialists have yet to be clarified.

In addition, the region is carried out to check the readiness of forces and equipment, systems, public warning, checked the work plans in the event of an emergency, the availability of necessary resources in the event of emergencies.

Formerly Director of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences Viktor Seleznev told the agency that the earthquake in the Altai Mountains, which took place on Thursday, and the subsequent weaker tremors associated with the processes of mountain building in the region and added that small earthquakes can be repeated for some time. According to him, some abnormal phenomena in Altai not.

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