The earthquake caused the collapse of the mine in Poland, underground miners blocked 17

7 miners were under the rubble on a copper mine in southwestern Poland

March 20, 2013. Rockslide occurred after a magnitude 4.7 earthquake. People were trapped at a depth of 600 meters. For a few hours with them there is no connection. According to some reports, in the pit at the time of the incident there were 42 employees, only 24 had to be evacuated.

Source: The first channel

March 20, 2013. Seventeen miners were trapped on Wednesday under the ground after the collapse of a copper mine in the Polish city of the Ore.

A company representative said Dariusz Vyborsky that collapse occurred due to the earthquake. The miners are locked at a depth of about 600 meters. Mine located 400 kilometers southwest of the capital, Warsaw.

The website of the U.S. Geological Survey, earthquake a magnitude of 4.7 was recorded in the south-western Poland, at 1:09 am Moscow time. The earthquake at the depth of 3.7 kilometers.

Contact was lost with the miners about two hours ago, the details of the incident are not specified yet. No casualties have been reported also.

Source: MK.RU

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