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In Kuzbas find out the reasons of a mysterious tremor

In Kuzbas the special commission for investigation of the reasons of a tremor which has occurred yesterday in territory of Belovsky area is created.

the Fluctuation of earth crust registered in 20. 30 local time seismic stations of Kemerovo and Geophysical service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science on depth of 21 kilometre and in 87 kilometres to jugo - to the West from a city of Leninsk - Kuznetsk, was not earthquake. On it has informed a press - service GU of the Ministry of Emergency Measures across the Kemerovo region. In the communique also it is said that last night on phone of uniform dispatching service calls from inhabitants of Belovo, Gurevska, Leninsk - Kuznetsk, felt short-term, but very strong " arrived; movement of an equal surface . One of local mass-media has described details: in houses of settlement Bachatsky the furniture has literally jumped up, floors shook. The tremor was very powerful: As if any unknown force has sharply struck from below upwards! . Tenants of many-storeyed houses hurriedly caught the ware which has gone suddenly from cases, the books, the shaken chandeliers, the spilt aquariums, TVs and pots with flowers. The blessing, proceeded all some seconds. But also it has sufficed, that concerned people poured out on street and have started to call in the Ministry of Emergency Measures.

Meanwhile, a press - department service, referring to scientists - geophysicists and persons on duty on seismic stations, has specified that the seismoevent registered in Kuzbas in magnitude from 3,7 to 4,4, a point, does not represent danger to the population. And as epicentre co-ordinates coincide with an arrangement of an open coal-field - a cut Bachatsky, the tremor is called than other as by technological explosion.

However any explosions yesterday in 20. 30 on Bachatsky, and on other nearby cuts (and them in Belovsky area some tens), were not. Them at all do not make in a night-time.

In the meantime, on local the Internet - forums the most different versions of an event are voiced. It and underground explosion of deposits to exhaust around settlement ShChebzavod, and even the next underground nuclear explosion . Someone has written that frequent pushes (as were felt at explosion, instead of at earthquake), a strong rumble and pressure.

Investigation of the reasons of incident the special commission created on the instructions of the governor of the region now understands. Has headed the commission into which representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Measures, administrations of the region have entered, scientists and experts, the head Southern - the Siberian management Rostehnadzora Evgenie Reznikov.

Today the governor has directed telegrammes to the head of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Russia Sergey Shojgu, prosecutor of the region Alexander Halezinu, the chief of the department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kemerovo region to Alexander Yelin with the request to the shortest terms to make investigation and to draw the official conclusion. The special commissions for check of buildings and constructions on conformity to safety requirements, will be created and in territories where the tremor was felt.