A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Balykchy in Kyrgyzstan. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:03:21 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 10:03:21 / August 12, 2020 @ 10:03 am. Unique identifier: us6000bd70. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bd70. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 75.4877 East, latitude 42.067 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tokmok, Naryn, Bystrovka. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (54 miles) from Tokmok (c. 63 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Naryn (c. 52 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Balykchy (c. 40 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Bystrovka (c. 10 300 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km SW of Balykchy, Kyrgyzstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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