Seismologists have reported that a moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has hit southwestern Uzbekistan.
The U.S. Geological Survey
says the quake struck at 11:08 a.m. (0608 UTC), about 27 kilometers north of Bulung'ur, at a depth of 27 kilometers.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
Some information for this report was provided by Reuters.