An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.7 according to the Richter scale occurred in Poltava region.
The epicenter of the earthquake is located in the Reshitiliv district at a depth of 5 km. Earthquakes occurred on May 26 at 9:38 p.m. About this informs The main center of special control of the National System of Seismic Observations.
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“According to the classification of earthquakes, it is barely perceptible. The vibrations are felt only by individual people who are in a calm state indoors, especially on the upper floors,” the publication says.
Earthquakes of similar strength have occurred in Poltava Oblast before. In particular, on January 14 (with a magnitude of 2.7) this year and on October 3, 2022 (with a magnitude of 3.4).
More than 33,000 earthquakes were recorded in Turkey in three months.
The tremors followed devastating earthquakes that hit the country on February 6, 2023. Then the southeast of Turkey were shaken by several earthquakes, the magnitude of the main was 7.7 points. Later, aftershocks were repeated, causing new destruction. Earthquakes caused destruction in Syria as well. More than 50,000 people died.