33.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions)
Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 5.3 km north of Moyynkum, Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on 10 May 8:16 pm (GMT +6) -
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
10 May 15:30 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 10 May 8:16 pm (GMT +6)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.33°N / 72.96°E (Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NNE of Moyynkum (Zhambyl) (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of Khantau (Zhambyl) (pop: 1,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) S of Aqbaqay (Zhambyl) (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NW of Chu (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NE of Taraz (Zhambyl) (pop: 358,200) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NW of Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 900,000) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) WNW of Almaty (pop: 2,000,900) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (220 mi) NE of Shymkent (pop: 414,000) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (284 mi) NE of Tashkent (Toshkent Shahri, Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
770 km (479 mi) S of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||10 km||CENTRAL KAZAKHSTAN||KNDC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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