Specialists have registered 12 new aftershocks last night in Tuva 51 km north-east of the village Saryg-Sep Kaa-Khem district, the magnitude of which does not exceed an average of 3.9, according to MOE Tuva Thursday.
The second in the last two months a strong earthquake in Tuva on Sunday: the epicenter was near Kyzyl, the magnitude was 7.6. Tremors were felt for at least another seven Russian regions at a distance of more than a thousand kilometers from the epicenter.
"Only since the earthquake occurred on February 26, recorded 49 earthquakes — Aftershock (for days been 12 aftershocks of magnitude 3.1 to 3.9, without consequences)," — said in a statement.
Altai-Sayan Branch of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences is reported about the strong earthquake that occurred in Tuva on Wednesday evening, it was the magnitude — 5.1, energy class — 13.2.
All, according to the Emergencies Ministry, December 27, 2011 to March 1, 2012 in Tuva was 179 seismic tremors.