A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Saryaghash in Kazakhstan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 01:26:09 / January 23, 2018 @ 1:26 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:26:09 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 69.0047° East, latitude 41.3939° North, depth = 16.88 km. Unique identifier: us2000cmve. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cmve. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.88 km (10 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yangiobod, Myrzakent, Shardara (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Tashkent (c. 1 978 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Chirchiq (c. 167 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Olmaliq (c. 121 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yangiyŭl (c. 60 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Parkent (c. 36 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ohangaron (c. 35 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Piskent (c. 27 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 14 km WSW of Saryaghash, Kazakhstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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