Russian resort rocked by powerful earthquake


A powerful earthquake rocked a Russian resort

In Russia every day there are new misfortunes: now the aggressor country suffers not only from fires, but also from earthquakes. One of these was recorded near Pyatigorsk.

Details were reported on the website of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center.

It is known that an earthquake of magnitude 4.3 was recorded on April 1 at 17:03. It happened 99 kilometers northeast of the famous Russian resort town of Pyatigorsk. The epicenter of the tremors is located at a depth of 15 kilometers.

The fact that the tremors were felt in Pyatigorsk and Zheleznovodsk was written in their telegram channels by the heads of these cities, Dmitry Voroshilov and Evgeny Bakulin. It is interesting that in Zheleznovodsk the tremors were somewhat more powerful, their magnitude was 4.6.

Reference. The city of Pyatigorsk is located at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains (Northern Caucasus), on the banks of the Podkumok River. The height above sea level is about 600 meters.

Recent earthquakes in Russia

An earthquake occurred in the East of Russia on February 17th. The magnitude reached 5.3 on the Richter scale. The earthquake occurred in the area of ​​the Kuril Islands, local time at 22:38. The shock cell was at a depth of up to 166 kilometers.

Recently, the aggressor state has been pretty shaking. In particular, an earthquake was recorded near the Kuril Islands only 10 days ago. The cell was 189 kilometers from Severo-Kurilsk. Seismologists recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8.

The day before, February 16, earthquakes on duty were recorded on Lake Baikal near the village of Bolshoe Goloustnoye. The magnitude was almost the same – 5.9. Before that, on February 15, tremors were felt on the Kamchatka Peninsula.

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