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Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude occurs in southern Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude occurs in southern Kyrgyzstan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred in Kyrgyzstan on November 17 at 11.29 pm, according to the Seismology Institute under the National Academy of Science.

The earthquake's epicenter felt the tremors of 7 points force and was located 7 km northeast of the village of Kara-Seget, 15 km northwest of the village of Taldyk, 20 km southwest of the village of Kyzyl-Tuu, 27 km southeast of the city of Osh, 67 km southeast of the town of Jalal-Abad.

The Kyrgyz settlements of Langar, Kara-Seget, Bek-Jar felt the earthquake of 7 points force, while the villages of Chaichi, Kyzyl-Tuu, Bash-Bulak – 6-7 points force, the towns of Osh and Uzgen – 6 points, Jalal-Abad – 4-5 points.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations preliminarily reported there are no victims or destructions and sent its representatives to study the situation on site.

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