A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Tyup in Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us2000dzsl. Event ids that are associated: us2000dzsl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.31 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 16:12:59 / April 8, 2018 @ 4:12 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:12:59 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 78.6417 East, latitude 42.702 North, depth = 25.31 km.
Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pokrovka, Kegen, Karakol. Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Karakol (c. 70 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pokrovka (c. 16 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Tyup (c. 13 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kegen (c. 10 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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