Residents of the Urals because of the earthquake more than 600 telephone calls to emergency services

© Fotolia / Natalia Ivanoviches. archival photoResidents of the Urals because of the earthquake more than 600 telephone calls to emergency services© Fotolia / Natalia Ivanova

More than 600 calls received by emergency services on Wednesday night from residents of the Chelyabinsk region in the aftermath of the earthquake, as a result of the incident in Katav-Ivanovsk was evacuated to a city hospital, told RIA Novosti the Minister of public security of the region Yevgeny Savchenko.

According to the regional GUMCHS, in Katav-Ivanovsky municipal district 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 recorded in 7 kilometres North-West of Katav-ivanovska, 133 kilometers from Ufa, the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.5.

«According to 08.30 local time (06.30 GMT), emergency services in the region have registered 627 calls from concerned residents because of the aftershocks. All calls will be worked out. In addition, in Katav-Ivanovsk on the decision of the local administration had evacuated the city hospital, where there were cracks» — he said.

According to him, currently full of information about what happened there, all the data can be reduced. He said that the information that these tremors had technogenic character not confirmed — they (shocks) are natural in nature.

As reported the press Secretary of the Governor Dmitry Fedechkin, according to the Unified geophysical service of RAS, in Katav-Ivanovsky municipal district around 04.00 (02.00 GMT) there was a seismic activity of magnitude 5.6. The nearest settlement is the village of Orlovka was 1.5 km from the seismic activity within a 50-kilometer zone there are three municipalities and 17 towns.

According to him, currently up and running 17 groups to test the infrastructure and residential houses. It is also known that currently there were no injuries.

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