More than 70 earthquakes occurred in Tuva in two weeks

More than 70 aftershocks registered in Tuva since February 26, when the country was a strong earthquake, according to the regional emergencies department.

Just after the earthquake on February 26, as of 08:00 local time (4.00 MSK) March 11, registered 74 aftershock seismic event — said in a statement.

MOE said that on Saturday reported two aftershock events. According to seismologists, their magnitude does not exceed 3.5.

Several notable earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.1 to 5.1 occurred in Tuva 7 and 8 March. Information on casualties or damage does not result.

Two strong earthquakes occurred in Tuva in recent months. First strong earthquake of magnitude 6.7 with intensity of 9.8 occurred in Tuva 27 December 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 strong earthquake, magnitude 7.6, which occurred in the region on 26 February. Toll of both earthquakes was not.

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