Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.4 just reported 64 km south of Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan
dim., 14 mars 2021, 04:3904:39 AM | AUTEUR : EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred only 22 minutes ago 64 km south of Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
4.4 quake 14 Mar 10:17 am (GMT +6)
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 1 km beneath the epicenter near Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, in the morning on Sunday 14 March 2021 at 10:17 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Kadzhi-Say (pop. 4,000) located 7 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Cholpon-Ata (pop. 18,600) located 64 km from the epicenter, Kyzyl-Suu (pop. 16,900) 76 km away, and Balykchy (pop. 40,000) 90 km away.
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Date & time: 14 Mar 2021 10:17 am (GMT +6) local time (14 Mar 2021 04:17 GMT)
Profondeur: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.08°N / 77.15°E (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan)
Primary data source: EMSC
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