An earthquake hit northern Kyrgyzstan today, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
No casualties were reported.
Zinura Sharshenbaeva of the Kyrgyz Seismology Institute told RFE/RL that the magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck along the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border, not far from the town of Kant.
The earthquake was felt in Bishkek, where it reached magnitude 4.5. Read more in Kyrgyz here