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Blackout and train stop caused earthquake in Priangarye

Blackout and train stop caused earthquake in Priangarye
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To assess the situation after the earthquake in the Irkutsk region, a high alert mode was introduced. After the tremors, power engineers restored power supply in one of the regions of the region, and one train interrupted traffic.

According to the press service of the government of the Irkutsk region, the special regime applies to several regions. Working groups have already been formed that will conduct a survey of life support systems, housing infrastructure, energy, socially significant objects.

So far, it is known that an emergency power outage occurred in the Slyudyansky district at 2:08 am local time - almost immediately after the first earthquake. 1 people are left without electricity in 037 apartment buildings and 140 private houses. The accident is planned to be liquidated in the near future.

In addition, traffic between the stations Bolshoy Lug and Baikalsk was stopped on the East Siberian Railway to survey the track. No violations were identified, and the train has already continued to move.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5,9 occurred today at 2:05 am local time. The epicenter was located 15 km from the village of Kultuk... In Irkutsk, it felt like 5-6 points.

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