24.11.12.Geofizicheskaya Survey SB RAS recorded today, November 24, ground vibrations near Prokopyevsk. Seismic event with a magnitude of 2.3 was observed at 15:09 local time. Energy class aftershocks — 8.1.
Type of seismic event is defined as an explosion.
Because of the outbreak of methane in the mine in Kuzbass evacuated 55 people
Today, November 25, at 07:56 (04:56 GMT) at a mine in the Kemerovo region Gramoteinskaya (part of TQM "JUzhkuzbassugol"), an outbreak of methane. At this time the company were 55 people at the emergency site — nine. At the epicenter of the outbreak were four miners, they received minor burns, REGNUM correspondent in the regional administration.
All 55 people came to the surface on their own, including four slightly injured. They were taken to the hospital, their lives and health is not threatened.
By order of the Kemerovo Region Governor Aman Tuleyev the interdepartmental commission on the causes of the accident. Tuleyev sent telegrams to the leaders of Kuzbass coal companies to conduct a spot checks. Particular attention should be paid to the concentration of methane in the existing coal mines.
In China, a gas explosion in a coal mine killed 18 people
BEIJING, November 24. / Correspondent. ITAR-TASS Theodore Fats /. In southwest China's Guizhou Province as a result of a gas explosion in a coal mine killed 18 people. Reported by the Xinhua news agency.
The incident occurred today in the morning, local time at the mine "Syanshuy" in Lyupanshuy. Currently, five miners are under the rubble, five more miners were rescued.
Rescuers continue to work on the scene. Causes of the accident are being investigated.
Two miners died in a methane explosion at a mine in Colombia
HAVANA, Dec 24 — RIA Novosti, Alexander Solovsky. At least two miners were killed and six were burned and injured in a methane explosion at a coal mine, 230 kilometers south-west of the Colombian capital of Bogota, said Friday the Colombian Radio Caracol.
"Methane explosion occurred in one of the tunnels on a small mine near the town of El Remanso Hamundi in the department of Valle del Cauca, where underground were at least eight people. Confirmed the death of two people, although their bodies have not been able to raise to the surface. Six people were hospitalized with burns and wounds, "- said in a radio engineer mine Luis Fernando Rivera (Luis Fernando Rivera).
Many small mines in Colombia operated in improper conditions. Each year, tens of accidents claim the lives of about a hundred miners.