January 26, 2013. A series of earthquakes shook the mountain Altai week end. Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences on Thursday registered a first earthquake a magnitude of 5.2 points. Then, on Friday, 3 more disturbance magnitude on average 3.1 points.
Commission for Emergency Situations in the Republic Altai the decision was made on the need for operational staff to prepare the system for public notification in the event of an emergency. In addition, it is planned to check the preparedness and rescue in case of emergency.
According to the regional head of Alexander Berdnikov in the affected area were surveyed homes, socially important facilities, life support systems. As a result of the work was booked 16 acts on the affected areas. They carried Ongudaisky nine facilities in the area, three — in Ulagansky and Ust-Kan areas, and one — in the Kosh-Agach district.
Damaged buildings will explore a special mobile diagnostic complex "Strings" in order to further the reconstruction of buildings. Damage to homes as a direct result of underground disturbances authorities of the municipality to prove and obtain the appropriate expert advice.
Despite the troubled situation in the region, the Altai Territory, scientists have been slow to panic. According to Victor Seleznev, Director of Geophysical Survey, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, tremors caused by the processes of mountain building, and nothing abnormal in the region in terms of geologists did not happen.
In the danger zone included 20 settlements province, with a population of 22,000 people.