A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Teploklyuchenka in Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 13:47:57 / December 25, 2016 @ 1:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 79.4312° East, 42.1945° North, depth 27.39 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.39 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:47:57 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007mmn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007mmn.
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Karakol (c. 70 200 pop). Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Karakol (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 81 km ESE of Teploklyuchenka, Kyrgyzstan.
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