A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kadzhi-Say in Kyrgyzstan on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:15:05 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 22:15:05 / September 14, 2018 @ 10:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.81 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24.81 km, 77.2216° East, 41.9333° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000hev4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hev4.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cholpon-Ata, Pokrovka. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Cholpon-Ata (c. 18 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pokrovka (c. 16 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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