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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Tekeli in Kazakhstan

Earthquake location 45.0027S, 78.7814WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Tekeli in Kazakhstan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 78.7814 East, latitude 45.0027 North, depth = 21.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.69 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:10:53 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000a6xx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a6xx. Global time and date of event 06/06/20 / 2020-06-06 00:10:53 / June 6, 2020 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saryözek, Ush-Tyube, Taldyqorghan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Taldyqorghan (c. 200 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Taldykorgan (c. 116 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tekeli (c. 26 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ush-Tyube (c. 20 500 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Saryözek (c. 13 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Balpyk Bī (c. 11 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 19 km NNW of Tekeli, Kazakhstan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 78.7814° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.0027° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 km NNW of Tekeli, Kazakhstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-06 00:10:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-06 00:34:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.517 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000a6xx Id of event.
Event Code 6000a6xx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a6xx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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