A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Staraya Pokrovka in Kyrgyzstan on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.5 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 00:41:55 / April 21, 2017 @ 12:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 75.15 East, latitude 42.5867 North, depth = 15.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jf7. Id of event: us10008jf7. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:55 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Bishkek (c. 900 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tokmok (c. 63 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Balykchy (c. 40 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kant (c. 20 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bystrovka (c. 10 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Georgiyevka (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balykchy, Georgiyevka, Bishkek (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SSW of Staraya Pokrovka, Kyrgyzstan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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