Posted 16 февраля 04:04

Published 16 февраля 04:04

Modified 16 февраля 07:40

Updated 16 февраля 07:40

An earthquake with an intensity of 5.9 points occurred on Lake Baikal

16 февраля 2023, 04:04
The epicenter is located near the village of Bolshoe Goloustnoe.
Irkutsk region

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Irkutsk region, the earthquake occurred at 10:35 local time (5:35 Moscow time) 15 km from the settlement. 5.9 points were recorded in the epicenter.

In Irkutsk, the intensity was 3 points, there were no casualties and destruction. All infrastructure facilities are operating normally.

On the eve of the Kamchatka peninsula, three earthquakes were recorded at once during the day. The first, the strongest, had a magnitude of 5.8.