A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tekeli in Kazakhstan. The temblor was reported at 11:31:04 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007b4n. Id of event: us60007b4n. Exact location of earthquake, 78.6574° East, 44.9068° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 05:31:04 / January 20, 2020 @ 5:31 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Taldyqorghan (c. 200 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Taldykorgan (c. 116 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Tekeli (c. 26 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ush-Tyube (c. 20 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Saryözek (c. 13 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Balpyk Bī (c. 11 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saryözek, Ush-Tyube, Taldyqorghan. Country/countries that might be effected, Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km WNW of Tekeli, Kazakhstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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