An earthquake was felt in Shymkent

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Residents of Shymkent felt the earthquake, reported the national portal "Adyrna".

This was announced by the city emergency department.

"Shymkent residents felt an earthquake on June 19 at approximately 5:09 p.m.," said the statement of the National Disaster Management Authority.

It was found that the epicenter of the earthquake was located on the territory of Kyrgyzstan, 511 kilometers south-west of the city of Almaty.

According to preliminary data of the National Data Center of Kazakhstan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in Kyrgyzstan.