An earthquake occurred in Ukraine: windows rattled in houses
In Ukraine, in the city of Krivoy Rog (Dnipropetrovsk region) an earthquake of magnitude 3,3 was recorded. This was reported by the Main Center for Special Control. Edition with the BBC shared the details.
“The source of the earthquake is on the territory of the Dnepropetrovsk region near the city of Krivoy Rog at a depth of 5 km,” the agency said in a statement.
The earthquake occurred at 06:17.
It is reported that, according to the classification of such a force, tremors are tangible. But not all people feel them - only those who are in the room. On the street, an earthquake could only be felt under "the right conditions."
“The vibrations are similar to the concussion from a light truck. Attentive observers notice slight fluctuations of light objects, a little stronger on the upper floors, ”the department explained.
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Local residents in social networks in the morning began to discuss the fluctuations of the earth's crust. Some felt them, while others did not notice any changes.
Tremors were felt more in the areas of Yubileiny and Yunost. Residents share their observations: some dishes rattled, others shook windows and furniture in a private house, and others had plaster falling from the ceiling.
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“First, the light turned off and on, then a very powerful push followed. I, sitting on the couch, swayed, as if the minibus had moved at a traffic light, ”wrote Elena Ukrainskaya.
At the same time, for other residents of the city districts located near the mines, fluctuations and explosions are a common occurrence, because this is how the rock is mined, the locals explain.
“In our city, when explosions are made in quarries, even without an earthquake, glass trembles. Especially in the central regions,” Svetlana Korchuk wrote on Facebook.
According to the Center for Special Control, there were powerful earthquakes in the Dnipropetrovsk region in July 2017 and June 2013 with magnitudes of 4,1 and 4,5, respectively.
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