A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 99 km S of Dostyq, Kazakhstan (62 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 15:47:51 / August 9, 2017 @ 3:47 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:47:51 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a6eh. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6eh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 82.7047° East, 44.376° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km S of Dostyq, Kazakhstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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