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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 15km WNW of Tekeli, Kazakhstan on Monday, 20 January 2020

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 15km WNW of Tekeli, Kazakhstan on Monday, 20 January 2020
Date & time: Monday, 20 January 2020 05:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-20 11:31:04 +06:00
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.9068°N / 78.6574°E (Kazakhstan)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (409 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^11 J (35 MWh / 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Mon, 20 Jan 05:31 UTCM 4.4 / 40 kmEastern KazakhstanEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Текели / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (232 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Район атакента, частный дом, ничего не ощутили, Сигнализация на землятресение не сработала (настроена оповещать о 3 баллах) (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (229 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Один толчок. Быстрый. (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (224 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Абылайхана Гоголя. Ощутился толчок и цветок затрясло (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (220 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Айнабулак 2, не ощущалось, 2 этаж (via EMSC)
Taldykorgan (Kazakhstan) (33 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Бывало и сильней! (via EMSC)
Jácana (Puerto Rico) (12216 km W from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte en Yauco (via EMSC)
Capitanejo (Puerto Rico) (12204 km W from epicenter)(no details): Leve Juana Díaz (via EMSC)
Juan Sánchez (Puerto Rico) (12148 km W from epicenter)(no details): Se sintio (via EMSC)
Topeka (United States of America) (10694 km W from epicenter)(no details): Fuerte (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (238 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Покачало мягко, как в лодке (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (237 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Пару раз дёрнуло, Алматы, орбита 3 (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (236 km SW from epicenter)(no details): 6 этаж, не почувствовали совсем (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (233 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Не ощутила , пришло сообщение только что тряхнуло (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (233 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Первый этаж тишина (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (232 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Лол (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (232 km SW from epicenter)(no details): в частном доме на втором этаже подбросило немного на кровати (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (232 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Тряхнуло слегка, 2 толчка (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (231 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Покачало (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (231 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Хватит((Снова ощущается.Тимирязева 17. 1 этаж (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (231 km SW from epicenter)(no details): ничего не ощутили (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (229 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Район Столичного, 3 этаж, ничего не почувствовала, только увидела в сториз, что оказывается было (via EMSC)
Almaty (Kazakhstan) (229 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Almaty (via EMSC)
Taldykorgan (Kazakhstan) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Талдыкорган, трясло ощутимо, диван ходил ходуном (via EMSC)
Tekely (Kazakhstan) (8 km E from epicenter)(no details): Сильный один толчее. (via EMSC)

 

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