New earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred on Wednesday morning in Almaty region, said collection and processing center Special Seismic Information Institute of Geophysical Research, National Nuclear Center of Kazakhstan.
"According to the operative data TSSOSSI IGR NNC, May 25, at 07.14 pm Astana time (May 25, 1 hour 14 minutes GMT) on the territory of Kazakhstan, 90 kilometers south of the city of Taldykorgan and 166 km north-east of the city of Almaty there was an earthquake, "- said in a statement.
Magnitude quake was — 4.1. The depth of focus was 15 kilometers.
Information on casualties or damage were reported. In southern Kazakhstan in early May, a series of earthquakes with a magnitude of 3.2 to 5.5. In particular, several earthquakes recorded at the border of Kazakhstan and China. So far no information on casualties or damage. Seismologists Kazakhstan have already stated that in the near future devastating earthquakes in the country are not expected. Nevertheless, in the present emergency services Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan have been active in preparing for possible emergencies.