A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 109 km SSE of Dostyq, Kazakhstan (68 miles). Event id: us2000a66f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a66f. Exact location, longitude 82.8252° East, latitude 44.2978° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 00:40:21 / August 9, 2017 @ 12:40 am. The temblor was reported at 08:40:21 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km SSE of Dostyq, Kazakhstan.
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