A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 113 km NW of Dostyq, Kazakhstan (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.14 km (30 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:06:25 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006smy. Id of event: us60006smy. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 12:06:25 / December 17, 2019 @ 12:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 81.5204° East, latitude 46.0165° North, depth = 48.14 km.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 113 km NW of Dostyq, Kazakhstan.
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