In the evening, strong earthquakes were felt in most regions of Uzbekistan.

APA reports with reference to the local media that the vibrations were horizontal in nature and lasted quite a long time.

The magnitude of the earthquake at the epicenter was 6.6.

According to the Republic Seismic Predictive Monitoring Center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Uzbekistan, the epicenter of the earthquake was in Afghanistan.

Its magnitude was 6.6, its depth was 220 km.

The distance from the epicenter of the earthquake to the capital of Uzbekistan was 561 km in the southeast direction.

Such strong earthquakes have not been felt in Uzbekistan for many years.

In recent years, their intensity was up to 4 points.

The strength of the aftershocks was 6 points in Surkhandarya province, 5 points in the capital Tashkent and Bukhara province.

Residents of Tashkent and other big cities flocked to the streets.