Chelyabinsk Governor left in Katav-Ivanovsk, where the earthquake occurred

© Photo courtesy of Katav-Ivanovsky municipal rajanayagam city of Katav-Ivanovsk, Chelyabinsk region. Archive photoChelyabinsk Governor left in Katav-Ivanovsk, where the earthquake occurred© Photo : administraciya Katav-Ivanovsky municipal district

The Governor of Chelyabinsk region Boris Dubrovsky went to Katav-Ivanovsky municipal district, where Wednesday night was recorded a seismic activity of magnitude 5.5, according to the press Secretary of the Governor Dmitry Fedechkin.

According to the regional GUMCHS, in Katav-Ivanovsky municipal district Wednesday 03.58 (01.58 GMT) recorded seismic activity at a depth of ten kilometers. Destruction of buildings and structures no dead and injured there.

According to the administration of the district, at 09.00 (07.00 GMT) in the district administration held a meeting of the Commission for emergency situations of the situation reported to the heads of urban settlements, the social and communal sphere.

«The Governor of Chelyabinsk region Boris Dubrovsky immediately went in Katav-Ivanovsk,» said Fedechkin.

Earlier, the authorities of the district reported that the gas and water after seismic activity in the area was not disrupted, all the vital facilities are operating normally. Buildings and structures are not destroyed, but in six apartment buildings Katav-ivanovska discovered cracks in the walls and ceilings. In Katav-the Ivanovo industrial College there are also numerous cracks and crumbling plaster. In addition, enterprises are operating normally, but there is slight damage on one of the plants, specified in the message.

As reported by the press center of GUMCHS of Russia in the region, the main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the Chelyabinsk region organized the operational headquarters. In Ust-Katav urban district, Katav-Ivanovskiy and Asha municipalities are 17 groups to verify the integrity of socially important facilities, infrastructure and houses. Field staff involved in emergency, police, administrations, employees of power service, just 97 people and 23 units of equipment, including from EMERCOM of 51 persons and 17 units of equipment. At 17.00 (15.00 GMT) scheduled meeting of the Commission on emergency situations of the Chelyabinsk region.

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