A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 21 km SSE of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan (13 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 09:19:30 / January 15, 2020 @ 9:19 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70007043. Event ids that are associated: us70007043. Exact location of event, longitude 73.3878 East, latitude 39.5672 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:19:30 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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