A powerful earthquake near Sochi

4.8 magnitude earthquake took place In Sochi area , BBC reports citing Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was located 5.5 km to the east of Anapa, or 125 km from Krasnodar. In  Sochi earthquake power was felt as 3 points,  in Anapa -  4 points.

According to the Russian Ministry of Emergencies, tremors were felt in Novorossiysk, Sochi, Krasnodar, Gelendzhik and the Crimea.

Adapted from UNN


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