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Singapore in mourning after students killed on Malaysia peak
Singapore in mourning after students killed on Malaysia peak

Singapore has declared Monday a day of national remembrance after at least six local students on an excursion and two adults accompanying them were killed in an earthquake.

Singapore in mourning after students killed on Malaysia peak
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Devastating earthquake in Kazakhstan both distant and imminent: Cambridge Professor

Almaty city in southern Kazakhstan should study active seismic faults to be better prepared for a new devastating earthquake that is "more likely to happen than not".

Devastating earthquake in Kazakhstan both distant and imminent: Cambridge Professor
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No Kazakhstanis among those killed in China's earthquake

There are no Kazakhstan citizens among the victims of the devastating earthquake in China that claimed lives of nearly 600 people.

No Kazakhstanis among those killed in China's earthquake
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Nazarbayev condoles to China over quake in Gansu

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolences to Chinese President Xi Jinping over the earthquake in Gansu.

Nazarbayev condoles to China over quake in Gansu
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4.4 and 4.7-magnitude quakes hits South Kazakhstan

The shocks were registered on April 30 at 12:55 a.m. Astana time.

4.4 and 4.7-magnitude quakes hits South Kazakhstan
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Strong quake hits Iran, felt across Gulf and South Asia

A powerful earthquake rattled southeastern Iran and was felt across the Gulf and South Asia.

Strong quake hits Iran, felt across Gulf and South Asia
A stupa built in Raiymbek village will allegedly save Almaty from earthquakes
Buddhist constructs stupa to save Almaty from quake

Kazakhstan citizen Aleksander Gritskov has offered a new way to save Almaty city from earthquakes.

Buddhist constructs stupa to save Almaty from quake
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5.2-earthquake hits Almaty oblast

The hypocenter was registered at the depth of 2km and the epicenter was located 253km east of Almaty.

5.2-earthquake hits Almaty oblast
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4.1-magnitude quake hits 220km from Almaty

The shocks were registered at 07:40 a.m. Astana time on February 26.

4.1-magnitude quake hits 220km from Almaty
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4.9-magnitude earthquake hits 156km from Almaty

The shocks were registered at 11:12 a.m. Astana time.

4.9-magnitude earthquake hits 156km from Almaty
5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Almaty oblast

The shocks were registered at 06:26 a.m. Astana time on February 19.

5.2-magnitude earthquake hits Almaty oblast
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VII-intensity earthquakes expected in Almaty oblast in 2013

Kazakhstan Seismology Institute gave a medium-term forecast for earthquakes in Almaty oblast.

VII-intensity earthquakes expected in Almaty oblast in 2013
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4.0-magnitude quake hits 228km from Almaty

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake hit south Kazakhstan at 06:06 p.m. Astana time on February 5.

4.0-magnitude quake hits 228km from Almaty
Kazakhstan Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Bozhko. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Emergency Situations Minister learned about Almaty quake from Vice-PM

The system works in such a way that the information gets to the minister later than it gets on Twitter: Bakytzhan Sagintayev.

Emergency Situations Minister learned about Almaty quake from Vice-PM
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5.3-magnitude earthquake hits east Kazakhstan

The shocks were registered at 12:36 p.m. Astana time on February 1.

5.3-magnitude earthquake hits east Kazakhstan
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Recent quake in Almaty oblast damaged over 200 buildings in China

The 6.6-magnitude earthquake that hit Kazakhstan on January 28 caused damage to over 200 buildings in the near-border region of China.

Recent quake in Almaty oblast damaged over 200 buildings in China
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4.2-magnitude quake strikes 100km from Almaty

The shocks were 15km deep. They were registered at 12:23 p.m. Astana time.

4.2-magnitude quake strikes 100km from Almaty
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4-magnitude quake hit 28km from Almaty

The shocks were registered at 04:03 p.m. Astana time. The epicenter was at the depth of 2km.

4-magnitude quake hit 28km from Almaty
Director of seismological institute Tanatkan Abakanov and deputy head of ALmaty Emergency Situations Department Nurlan Madiyarov. Photo by Vladimir Prokopenko©
No casualties or destruction after quake in Almaty oblast: officials

No casualties or destruction have been reported in Almaty and Almaty oblast after the recent earthquake.

No casualties or destruction after quake in Almaty oblast: officials
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Almaty oblash shaken by 3 to 4-magnitude quake

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit 331km east of Almaty.

Almaty oblash shaken by 3 to 4-magnitude quake