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Russian Federation (the): Earthquake: 2003/10/01 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/10/01
Country or District Russian Federation (the)
Event Type Earthquake
Outline An earthquake struck Russia's Altai mountains in southern Siberia on Wednesday -- the third major tremor in less than a week -- destroying buildings, triggering landslides and leaving 1,800 villagers homeless.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters Alertnet 2003/10/01
New quake hits Siberia, wrecks homes and roads

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USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Magnitude 6.7 Date-Time Wednesday, October 01, 2003 at 01:03:25 (UTC) - Coordinated Universal Time Wednesday, October 01, 2003 at 09:03:25 AM local time at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 50.19N 87.67E Depth 10.0 kilometers Region SOUTHWESTERN SIBERIA, RUSSIA