An earthquake measuring 5.3 points occurred in the Republic of Yakutia (Sakha) on Tuesday morning, at 06:30 local time.

According to the Yakutsk seismic station, the earth jolts were felt in the city of Tynda. However, there were no negative consequences. The shifts of the Earth's crust occurred at a depth of ten kilometers in a thinly populated area.

The US Geophysical Service has reported that the epicenter of the Yakutia temblor was at a point that was 320 km south of the town of Olekminsk and 325 km to the northeast of the populated locality Nagorny.