Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 4
Kyrgyz Emergency Situations Ministry has warned that Kyrgyzstan may be hit by a 9-point earthquake in the second half of 2015.
This forecast was posted on the ministry's official website, RIA Novosti reported August 4.
Kyrgyzstan sits on a zone of destructive earthquakes. In October 2008, the Kyrgyz village of Nura, located near the country's border with China, was almost totally destroyed by an 8-point quake.
At the time, 75 people were killed, and 150 were injured in Nura.