An earthquake hits Tuva

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An earthquake occurred in the Republic of Tuva. On Monday, September 7, Interfax writes about this with reference to the Altai-Sayan branch of the Unified Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

It is noted that an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 was recorded 283 km west of Kyzyl.

According to operational processing data, the seismic event occurred at 20:49 Moscow time on Sunday (00:49 local time on Monday). The epicenter of the earthquake had coordinates of 50.77 degrees north latitude and 90.70 degrees east longitude.

The tremors were felt up to 3.7 on the MSK-64 scale.

Earthquakes, including strong enough, periodically occur in Tuva, where significant seismic activity has persisted since the end of 2011.

On September 1, shocks with a magnitude of 6.0 were recorded on the western coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula. The epicenter was located 56 km southwest of the Palana village. No casualties or destructions were registered.

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