A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km ESE of Gul’cha, Kyrgyzstan (70 miles) on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:43:53 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 74.5789° East, latitude 39.7949° North, depth = 62.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/18 / 2018-05-04 10:43:53 / May 4, 2018 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.25 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000dxsq. Event ids that are associated: us1000dxsq.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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