Quake jolts Kyrgyzstan

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale was recorded in Kyrgyzstan on August 21, Kazakhstan’s Seismological Expedition of the Science Committee under Education and Science Ministry reported.

The earthquake occurred at 00:35 a.m. local time (August 20, 6:35 p.m. Greenwich time), 146 kilometers to the south-east of the city of Almaty.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 10 kilometers.

There is no information about victims or damage.