A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km ESE of Nookat, Kyrgyzstan (75 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 73.8726° East, latitude 39.7429° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000c60i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c60i. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:12:01 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 08:12:01 / October 6, 2020 @ 8:12 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 121 km ESE of Nookat, Kyrgyzstan.
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