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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake hits Kazakhstan: USGS

world Updated: May 04, 2011 10:49 IST
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A magnitude 5.4 earthquake was recorded in eastern Kazakhstan on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

The epicentre was 71 km northeast of Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, at a depth of 20 km, the geological survey said on its website, www.usgs.gov.

Reuters reporters in Almaty felt buildings shake for several seconds, but there were no immediate reports of damage.