ABAKAN, December 21, 23:20 /ITAR-TASS/. An earthquake registering 4.6 on the open-ended Richter scale occurred in Khakassia, a republic in South Siberia.
The earthquake centred 50 kilometres south of the republic’s capital of Abakan and occurred on Saturday, December 21 (Sunday, December 22, in Khakassia), the regional centre of the Emergencies Ministry told ITAR-TASS.
The quake registered about 6 on the MSK-64 scale. No casualties or damage have been reported.