A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Sarkand in Kazakhstan on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600056yp. Id of event: us600056yp. Exact location of event, longitude 79.8295 East, latitude 45.0425 North, depth = 16.38 km. 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: 19/08/19 / 2019-08-19 13:14:43 / August 19, 2019 @ 1:14 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:14:43 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 16.38 km (10 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Sarkand (c. 76 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tekeli (c. 26 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tekeli, Sarkand.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 41 km S of Sarkand, Kazakhstan.
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