A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 104 km SSE of Dostyq, Kazakhstan (65 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a65g. Id of event: us2000a65g. Exact location of event, longitude 82.7622 East, latitude 44.335 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 23:39:18 / August 8, 2017 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:39:18 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). 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).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 104 km SSE of Dostyq, Kazakhstan.
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