A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Zharkent in Kazakhstan on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us7000d221. Event ids that are associated: us7000d221. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:22:02 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 80.1145° East, 44.4806° North, depth 45.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.47 km (28 miles). Global time and date of event 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 13:22:02 / January 12, 2021 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Zharkent (c. 34 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zharkent (min 5000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 35 km NNE of Zharkent, Kazakhstan.
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