A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Shofirkon in Uzbekistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us100030fd. Unique identifier: us100030fd. Global time and date of event 08/08/15 / 2015-08-08 14:08:55 / August 8, 2015 @ 2:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:08:55 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 64.0644° East, 40.6408° North, depth 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qiziltepa, Galaosiyo, Romiton. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Ghijduwon (c. 41 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Shofirkon (c. 26 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Wobkent (c. 16 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Galaosiyo (c. 15 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Qiziltepa (c. 13 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Romiton (c. 12 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Gazli (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 68 km NNW of Shofirkon, Uzbekistan.
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