Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in southern Kyrgyzstan

 4.5 magnitude earthquake recorded on Friday in Alay district of the Osh region of Kyrgyzstan, the press service of Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic.

"According to the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences, an earthquake of magnitude 4.5 recorded today at 04.10 local time (02.10 MSK). Epicenter was located 15 kilometers south-east of the village of Kok-Suu", — the MOE.

According to preliminary reports, the victims and victims. Currently experts MES monitors the situation in towns across the country that are in the earthquake, to detect possible damage, the press service said.

Seismologists are projected in the coming years in Kyrgyzstan can happen earthquake magnitude 8.9 on the Richter scale. The level of risk in the first place are the southern Batken and Osh, the second — the capital region and the Issyk-Kul region, other regions possible aftershocks with magnitude of 6-7.

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