A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Sarkand in Kazakhstan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 80.8057 East, latitude 44.9647 North, depth = 51.01 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 03:18:38 / August 25, 2018 @ 3:18 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.01 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:18:38 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000gh4y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gh4y.
Nearby country/countries, Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarkand (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Sarkand (c. 76 900 pop).
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 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 85 km SE of Sarkand, Kazakhstan.
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