A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km SSE of Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan (82 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 74.1294 East, latitude 39.7552 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:58:17 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 21:58:17 / August 15, 2020 @ 9:58 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000bfc6. Event ids that are associated: us6000bfc6.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 132 km SSE of Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan.
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