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Strong earthquake in Central Asia: epicenter 300 km from Bishkek

Asia (bbabo.net), - A powerful earthquake occurred in Almaty, a bbabo.net correspondent reports from the scene. Residents of the city felt strong tremors and hastily left their homes. Cracks appeared on the walls of the buildings.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan, the magnitude of the earthquake in Almaty was 6.7. There has been no information yet about possible casualties or damage.

After the second wave of tremors, the Emergency Department called on city residents to go down stairs from high floors and stay in safe places - away from buildings.

According to the Seismological Center, the epicenter of the earthquake was on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China. According to some reports, the outbreak is located 300 kilometers from Bishkek.

Strong earthquake in Central Asia: epicenter 300 km from Bishkek