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An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China

250882383 0 111 2000 1236 2072x0 60 0 0 172cf61ce4deb9b246f03f3ed38290a8An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Wednesday evening with an epicenter on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China, which was felt by residents of Alma-Ata.

This was reported by the "Seismological experimental and methodological expedition" of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan.
According to her, the tremor was recorded at 23:16 local time (20:16 Moscow time). The epicenter of the disaster was located 261 km south-east of the city of Alma-Ata on the border of China and Kyrgyzstan. The hearth lay at a depth of 25 km .
According to seismologists, an earthquake of 2-3 points (on the scale of MC-64) was felt in Alma-Ata. There was no information about casualties and destruction. The press service of the Department of Emergency Situations of the city explained that measures are being taken to identify possible consequences of the earthquake.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the earthquake was magnitude 5.7, the epicenter of the tremors was located 100 km northwest of Aksu District (PRC) with a population of about 535 thousand people. The hearth lay at a depth of 30 km., writes "TASS".