A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Shardara in Kazakhstan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 19:10:36 / May 28, 2016 @ 7:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us20005yvx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005yvx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 68.1561° East, latitude 41.1099° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:10:36 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Tashkent (c. 1 978 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Yangiyŭl (c. 60 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Guliston (c. 53 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sirdaryo (c. 26 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Shardara (c. 25 400 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Saryaghash (c. 25 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gagarin (c. 24 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bŭka, Saryaghash, Tashkent (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SE of Shardara, Kazakhstan.
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