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Earthquake hit Almaty

3.7-magnitude earthquake hit Almaty at night of July 22.

Earthquake hit Almaty
Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
Nazarbayev offered help to Uzbekistan in elimination of quake consequences

Kazakhstan Presidnet Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.

Nazarbayev offered help to Uzbekistan in elimination of quake consequences
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3.2-magnitude earthquake registered 100 km from Almaty

The quake was registered at 10:40 a.m. Astana time. Its epicenter was at the depth of 1 km.

3.2-magnitude earthquake registered 100 km from Almaty
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6-7 magnitude earthquakes expected in Central Asia

Central Asian countries are considered to be a high seismic risk zone and 6-7 magnitude quakes are possible in the area in the coming years.

6-7 magnitude earthquakes expected in Central Asia
4.8 earthquake hit the border of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake shook the border of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan late at night.

4.8 earthquake hit the border of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
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4.1-magnitude earthquake hits near Almaty

4.1-magnitude earthquake hit Kazakhstan at 7.14 a.m. on May 25.

4.1-magnitude earthquake hits near Almaty
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Kazakhstan considering obligatory real estate insurance

Following the recent flooding in Uralsk and a raft of earthquakes in Almaty, insurance companies have been receiving suggestions on new insurance packages from citizens.

Kazakhstan considering obligatory real estate insurance
Bakytzhan Zhumagulov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
6 billion tenge to be allocated for seismic reinforcement of education facilities

6 billion tenge to be allocated for seismic reinforcement of education facilities: Bakytzhan Zhumagulov.

6 billion tenge to be allocated for seismic reinforcement of education facilities
Insurance companies propose compulsory disaster insurance change

Kazakhstan Insurance Companies Association propose to start charging a compulsory insurance fees against possible future catastrophes from Kazakhstan citizens.

Insurance companies propose compulsory disaster insurance change
Nazarbayev suggested to transfer Seismology Institute to MES
Nazarbayev suggested to transfer Seismology Institute to MES

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev suggested to transfer the Seismology Institute to the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

Nazarbayev suggested to transfer Seismology Institute to MES
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Almaty citizens advised to pack their own disaster preparedness kits

A representative of Red Croscent Society advised Almaty residents to pack up disaster preparedness kits on their own.

Almaty citizens advised to pack their own disaster preparedness kits
Bakytzhan Zhumagulov. Yaroslav Radlovsky©
Minister of Education to deal with those behind late earthquake warning

Kazakhstan Minister of Education and Science promised to deal with those responsible for late notification about the 5.4 quake in Almaty oblast on May 1.

Minister of Education to deal with those behind late earthquake warning
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PHOTO: School in Malovodnoye village damaged by 5.4 quake

Ostrovskiy School in Malovodnoye village was damaged by the 5.4 earthquake that hit Almaty oblast on May 1.

PHOTO: School in Malovodnoye village damaged by 5.4 quake
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Disaster preparedness kits to be sold in Almaty

Almaty entrepreneurs will start selling first aid backpacks which may save lives in case of a strong earthquake.

Disaster preparedness kits to be sold in Almaty
Kazakhstan residents may be warned of quakes via Twitter and SMS
Kazakhstan residents may be warned of quakes via Twitter and SMS

Ministers of Emergency Situations and Communications talked about new projects in earthquake preparedness.

Kazakhstan residents may be warned of quakes via Twitter and SMS
Almaty 5.4 earthquake tagged off-standard
Almaty 5.4 earthquake tagged off-standard

A seismologist commented on the nature of the 5.4 earthquake near Almaty on May 1 and tagged it off-standard.

Almaty 5.4 earthquake tagged off-standard
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Another earthquake hit Almaty oblast

Another 2-magnitude earthquake registered in Almaty oblast on May 4.

Another earthquake hit Almaty oblast
Epicenter of the quake on May 4. Photo courtesy of kndc.kz
Two more quakes hit Almaty region

Two more quakes hit Almaty region on May 3 and 4.

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Two more quakes hit Almaty region
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EMSC made seismic activity map of Almaty region

Experts of European-Mediterranean Seismological Center made a map of earth shocks registered in Almaty area.

EMSC made seismic activity map of Almaty region
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10 sensible earthquakes struck Almaty in the past day

Director of Kazakh Institute of Seismology said that seismic activity is fading and there is no threat of a destructive earthquake.

10 sensible earthquakes struck Almaty in the past day