A magnitude 5.0 quake struck
Kyrgyzstan near the capital Bishkek on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, Reuters reported.
The epicentre of the quake, shallow at a depth of 10.8 miles (17.38 km), was 48 miles (77.25 km) southeast of Bishkek, said the
U.S. Geological Survey.
Quakes of magnitude 5 are considered moderate.