A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Qapshaghay in Kazakhstan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.82 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, depth 32.82 km, 77.348° East, 43.8568° North. Global time and date of event 26/03/18 / 2018-03-26 12:53:51 / March 26, 2018 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000d94n. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d94n. The temblor was picked up at 18:53:51 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Almaty (c. 2 000 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Talghar (c. 42 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Kapshagay (c. 42 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Esik (c. 33 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Burunday (c. 21 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Energeticheskiy (c. 18 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saryözek, Almaty, Burunday.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 21 km E of Qapshaghay, Kazakhstan.
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