Earthquake shakes Kazakhstan's biggest city

Earthquake shakes Kazakhstan’s biggest city

/ 03:17 PM March 04, 2024

Earthquake shakes Kazakhstan's biggest city

A general view shows the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, April 8, 2023. REUTERS FILE PHOTO

ALMATY — An earthquake jolted Kazakhstan’s biggest city of Almaty on Monday, sending dozens of people scurrying to safety outdoors as sirens went off.

The quake of magnitude estimated at about 5 in Almaty by Kazakhstan’s emergencies ministry, was also felt in Bishkek, the capital of neighboring Kyrgyzstan.

READ: 7.1 quake strikes Kyrgyzstan-Xinjiang border, injuries reported

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