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 Iran quake kills 306, search for dead continues
Iran quake kills 306, search for dead continues

Twin earthquakes that devastated rural villages in northwest Iran killed a total of 306 people, most of them women and children.

Iran quake kills 306, search for dead continues
Iran steps up relief efforts after quakes kill 227
Iran steps up relief efforts after quakes kill 227

Iran on Sunday stepped up relief operations in shattered villages in its northeast after saying rescue operations were completed following a double earthquake which cost 227 lives and injured 1,380 people.

Iran steps up relief efforts after quakes kill 227
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4.1-magnitude quake struck 323km from Almaty

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck at the territory of China.

4.1-magnitude quake struck 323km from Almaty
Earthquake near Almaty on July 28 caused by industrial blast
Earthquake near Almaty on July 28 caused by industrial blast

The earthquake registered 20km from Almaty on July 28 was caused by a powerful industrial blast.

Earthquake near Almaty on July 28 caused by industrial blast
3.4-magnitude earthquake struck 21km from Almaty
3.4-magnitude earthquake struck 21km from Almaty

The shocks were registered on July 28 at 02:40 p.m. (Astana time) 21km from Almaty.

3.4-magnitude earthquake struck 21km from Almaty
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4.5-magnitude earthquake struck 300km from Almaty

The shocks were registered at 06:32 a.m. (Astana time) on June 26.

4.5-magnitude earthquake struck 300km from Almaty
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3.4-magnitude earthquake struck Almaty oblast

The shocks were registered at 12:13 a.m. (Astana time) on June 21.

3.4-magnitude earthquake struck Almaty oblast
8 aftershocks registered in Almaty oblast
8 aftershocks registered in Almaty oblast

8 aftershocks hit Almaty oblast after the 5.7-magnitude quake registered at 03:20 a.m. (Astana time) on May 31.

8 aftershocks registered in Almaty oblast
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5.7-magnitude earthquake struck 148 km from Almaty

The epicenter was located at the depth of 25 km and 186 km south of Taldykorgan and 54 km north-west of Kegen village.

5.7-magnitude earthquake struck 148 km from Almaty
Epicenter of the earthquake marked with the star. Photo courtesy of emsc-csem.org
Earthquake struck 282km from Almaty

4.4-magnitude earthquake happened at the territory of Kyrgyzstan 282 km from Almaty.

Earthquake struck 282km from Almaty
The epicenter was 38km south-east of Balykchi.
Earthquake struck 130km from Almaty

3.3-magnitude earthquake happened 131km from Almaty. And another one happened two days ago.

Earthquake struck 130km from Almaty
An aerial view of Almaty-city from Kok-Tobe mountain. Photo courtesy of almaty.kz
No strong earthquakes are expected in Almaty in the first half of 2012

There will be no strong earthquakes at the territory of Almaty oblast in the first half of 2012.

No strong earthquakes are expected in Almaty in the first half of 2012
The epicenter of the earthquake
4.2-magnitude earthquake hit Almaty oblast

4.2-magnitude earthquake hit Almaty oblast on February 19, 2012 at 11:23 a.m.

4.2-magnitude earthquake hit Almaty oblast
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4.3-magnitude quake hit south Kazakhstan

4.3-magnitude earthquake hit south Kazakhstan on January 6.

4.3-magnitude quake hit south Kazakhstan
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4.7-magnitude earthquake recorded 96 km from Almaty

On December 2 at 6:24 a.m. (Astana time) 4.7-magnitude earthquake hit Kyrgyzstan less than 100 km from Almaty.

4.7-magnitude earthquake recorded 96 km from Almaty
Kazakhstan Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Kazakhstan Foreign Minister expressed condolences to Turkey

We share this grief of Turkish government and we are together with the ones who have suffered from this earthquake: Yerzhan Kazykhanov.

Kazakhstan Foreign Minister expressed condolences to Turkey
3.3 earthquake shook Kazakh-Kyrgyz border
3.3 earthquake shook Kazakh-Kyrgyz border

The earthquake was felt near Almaty at 2:52 a.m. local time. No damage or casualties have been reported.

3.3 earthquake shook Kazakh-Kyrgyz border
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Earthquake hit the border of China and Kazakhstan

3.7-magnitude earthquake hit the border of China and Kazakhstan. The shocks were registered at 11.57 a.m. local time.

Earthquake hit the border of China and Kazakhstan
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3.6-magnitude quake hit Almaty

The shocks were registered at 6:35 p.m. local time. Epicenter was located 8 km South of Tekeli village.

3.6-magnitude quake hit Almaty
Director of Kazakhstan Seismology Institute Tanatkan Abakanov. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Scientists denied rumors about devastating earthquakes in Almaty next week

No devastating earthquakes are foreseen in Almaty in the coming week: Tanatkan Abakanov

Scientists denied rumors about devastating earthquakes in Almaty next week