A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Teploklyuchenka in Kyrgyzstan. The temblor was picked up at 09:31:56 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 79.2784° East, 41.7969° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 03:31:56 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:31 am. Event id: us70007qp2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007qp2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karakol (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Karakol (c. 70 200 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 99 km SE of Teploklyuchenka, Kyrgyzstan.
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