In the North of Dagestan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred on Saturday in the North of the Republic of Dagestan, reports the US Geological survey (USGS).  Tremors were recorded in 00.17 12 kilometers to the South-West from the village Burtunay, in Kazbek district, 35 kilometers from the city Khasavyurt. The earthquake lies at a depth of 68.1 km.

Data on possible victims and destructions did not arrive yet.