Not strong earthquake occurred in East Kazakhstan

Magnitude 5 earthquake occurred in the East Kazakhstan region, reported Experimental Methodical Seismological Expedition Scientific Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan.

According to seismologists, the earthquake occurred on February 1 in 12.32 Astana time (10.32 MSK).

"The epicenter was located 525 kilometers north-east of the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan," — said in a statement.

The depth of focus is 5 kilometers.

Tremors were felt the power of 2-3 points in the village Taskesken East Kazakhstan region.

Previously reported on the incident in the evening on January 29 magnitude 6.6 earthquake. The epicenter was 225 kilometers south-east of Alma-Ata and lies at a depth of 10 kilometers. In Almaty felt tremors 4-5 scale MSK-64. According to seismologists, later in the same area revealed three tremors of magnitude 4.5, 4.7 and 5.1. They felt the residents of the settlements and Kegen Narynkol where the force of tremors was 2-3 points.

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