A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Leninpol’ in Kyrgyzstan. Exact location, longitude 71.8599° East, latitude 42.1947° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:07:15 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008spb. Event ids that are associated: us10008spb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 09:07:15 / May 16, 2017 @ 9:07 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toktogul, Sarykemer, Taraz. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Taraz (c. 358 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Talas (c. 35 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Toktogul (c. 19 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Sarykemer (c. 15 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 33 km S of Leninpol’, Kyrgyzstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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