A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km SSE of Dostyq, Kazakhstan (62 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:22:37 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 00:22:37 / August 9, 2017 @ 12:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 82.8404 East, latitude 44.3936 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a664. Event ids that are associated: us2000a664.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km SSE of Dostyq, Kazakhstan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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