A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 44 km ESE of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan (27 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 73.7488 East, latitude 39.6119 North, depth = 38.13 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004w4p. Id of event: us20004w4p. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:33 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 08:55:33 / January 31, 2016 @ 8:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 38.13 km (24 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km ESE of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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