Earthquake strikes in Northern Caucasia

Two earth tremors measuring 4 points on the Richter scale were registered in Russia's North-Caucasian republic of Dagestan on Thursday. The epicentre of the earthquake was located in the area of Korkmaskala, a settlement 20 km northwest of the republic's capital Makhachkala. The tremors came with an interval of 5 minutes. Makhachkala, too, experienced the tremors, which were registered as measuring 3 points on the Richter scale, RIA Novosti reports. There were no casualties and no damages.