Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in Tuva

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred on Thursday morning in Tuva, information on casualties or damage not reported in the Altai-Sayan Branch of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in Tuva 09.51 local time (05.51 MSK), its energy class was 12", — the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The epicenter of earthquake was located at coordinates 49.44 degrees north latitude and 94.69 degrees east, more than 200 kilometers from the regional capital Kyzyl. The location of the epicenter of the different locations of the epicenters of earthquakes that occurred in Tuva earlier.

According to residents of the city, in apartments tremors were not felt.

Increased attention to the seismic situation in Tuva due to have taken place in the region, 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 10 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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