A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km SE of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan (25 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008u3z. Event ids that are associated: us10008u3z. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 09:23:09 / May 22, 2017 @ 9:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 73.5297° East, latitude 39.4399° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:23:09 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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