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Siberia 8.5
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.’