A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 83 km E of Kyzyl-Eshme, Kyrgyzstan (52 miles). Exact location, longitude 73.2428° East, latitude 39.486° North, depth = 50.71 km. The temblor was reported at 21:30:09 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bdn1. Id of event: us6000bdn1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.71 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 21:30:09 / August 12, 2020 @ 9:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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