on Sep 27, 2003
- Associated Press
- An earthquake rocked southern Siberia on Saturday, but no injuries or damage were reported, officials said. The quake had a
magnitude of 8.5, but the epicentre was 33 kilometres underground in Russia's Altai republic, which borders Mongolia and
Kazakhstan, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.
- RIA Novosti
- An earthquake that was the strongest one ever registered in the republic took place on Saturday [Sep 27]. It had a 10 magnitude.
Its epicenter was also in the Kosh-Agach district. According to the data of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, the echo of the
underground shocks was felt in the majority of Siberia´s big cities.