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Post: 5.6 magnitude earthquake on the China-Kyrgyzstan border


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Kazakhstan seismologists recorded a 5.6 magnitude earthquake on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China.

ALMA-ATA, February 27 – RIA Novosti. The seismological, experimental and methodological expedition of the Ministry of Emergencies of Kazakhstan reported that a magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurred at 05:58 (Moscow time) at 05:58 (Moscow time) on Monday, with the epicenter located on the border of China and Kyrgyzstan. .

The ministry said, “The epicenter of the earthquake is located 278 kilometers southeast of the city of Almaty on the Kyrgyzstan-China border. The energy class of the earthquake is 12.1. MPV magnitude is 5.6. Depth is 10 kilometers.” said in a statement.

At the same time, according to seismologists, a few hours ago at 03:42 Astana (0:42 Moscow time), a 5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in the same area, the shaking of which was felt in Alma-Ata with a magnitude of 2. point.

Source: Ria

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