4 aftershocks hit near Almaty at night

4 aftershocks hit near Almaty at night
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The National Scientific Center for Seismological Observation and Research  of the Kazakh Ministry of Emergencies recorded an earthquake (aftershock) on Tuesday, January 30, at 04:27 am, Kazinform News Agency reports.

The quake jolted 293 kilometers southeast of Almaty, in the territory of China. Its epicenter was at a depth of 10 kilometers. The quake's energy class was 13.3 and MPV magnitude was 5.8. The coordinates of the epicenter are 40.89° north latitude and 78.63° east longitude. Earthquake perceptibility: Almaty, 2 points on MSK-64 scale.

Another three earthquakes (aftershocks) with the epicenter in China were registered at 03:03 am, 05:17 am and at 05:30 am. No tremors were felt in Kazakhstan.

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