KYRGYZSTAN in-depth articles overview

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Earthquake Kyrgyzstan / Uzbekistan : 30 million US$ damage and 14 people killed, 101 injured (20/07/2011)
An extremely dangerous shallow earthquake occurred in the border area of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan at 01:35 AM. At least 14 people have been killed. Theoretical casualty calculations reported that there would be a moderate number of deaths & injuries.  Let us hope for the best! The epicenter is located near the Kyrgyzstan / Uzbekistan border.

Understanding the deadly Uzbekistan / Kyrgyzstan earthquake (20/07/2011)
The July 19, 2011 Kyrgyzstan earthquake is located near the intersection of the borders of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, and was caused by reverse slip, most likely on a south-dipping thrust fault between the Pamir Mountains to the south and the Ferghana basin to the north.

Earthquake Flash Update – Kyrgyzstan earthquake – a few cracks in the wall (20/01/2011)
Cracking of buildings was reported in several villages, and minor panic also occurred.

Moderate but dangerous shallow earthquake on the Kyrgyzstan – Tibet border (07/09/2011)
A very shallow earthquake happened right on the Kyrgyzstan/ Tibet (China)/Tajikistan border.

Major Historic Earthquakes in Kyrgyzstan (USGS data and links)