Quake rocks SiberiaFebruary 26th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Russia’s Siberia Sunday.
Russia’s Emergencies Ministry said the epicenter was located some 100 km from the city of Kyzyl in the Siberian Tyva region near the border with Mongolia.
The earthquake shocks were felt for four to five minutes from 15:19 to 15:24 p.m.
Residents of high-rise residential buildings said windows and glass rattled and chandeliers swayed during the earthquake.
The earthquake shocks were felt at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric plant, Russia’s largest.
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