Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred in Tuva

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred on Wednesday in Tuva, about injuries or damage, according to the Altai-Sayan Branch of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred in Tuva 15.06 local time (11.06 MSK) on Wednesday, its energy class was 11.0", — the Russian Academy of Sciences.

According to witnesses, residents of Kyzyl felt tremors.

Previous notable earthquake in Tuva on May 15, its magnitude was 4.2.

Increased attention to the seismic situation in Tuva due to have taken place in the region for several months by two strong earthquakes. The first — a magnitude 6.7 with intensity of 9.8 — occurred Dec. 27, 2011 in the Kaa-Khem district of the republic, 100 kilometers east of Kyzyl at a depth of ten kilometers. Approximately in the same epicenter second earthquake of magnitude 7.6, which occurred in the February 26, 2012. Toll of both earthquakes was not.

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