Geosluzhba wounds re-confirmed the seismic activity in the Chelyabinsk region

© Depositphotos / BGodunoffПанорама Chelyabinsk. Archival photoGeosluzhba wounds re-confirmed the seismic activity in the Chelyabinsk region© Depositphotos / BGodunoff

Research centre «uniform geophysical service of Russian Academy of Sciences» confirmed that in Katav-Ivanovsky district of the Chelyabinsk region on Wednesday there was a second intensity of a 4.6 seismic activity, reported the press service of the Governor of the region.

According to the regional GUMCHS, in Katav-Ivanovsky municipal district Wednesday 03.58 (01.58 GMT) recorded seismic activity at a depth of 10 kilometers. Destruction of buildings and structures no dead and injured there. According to the European-Mediterranean seismological center, the earthquake activity was recorded in 7 kilometres North-West of Katav-ivanovska, 133 kilometers from Ufa, the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.5.

Later, the center announced the second in seismic activity of the region of magnitude 4.4. The center was located at a depth of 2 kilometers, the distance from Ufa amounted to 133 kilometers long and 21 kilometers South-East from Katav-ivanovska.

«According to the Federal research center «uniform geophysical service of Russian Academy of Sciences» in Katav-Ivanovo district again in 12.27 (10.27 MSK) there was seismic activity with intensity of 4.6 at a depth of 10 kilometers», — the press-service of the Governor, stating that the information on victims and destructions did not arrive.

As reported by the press center of GUMCHS of Russia in the region, the office organized the work of 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.