A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Shofirkon in Uzbekistan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:56:29 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 64.0376° East, 40.6493° North. Global time and date of event 10/08/15 / 2015-08-10 23:56:29 / August 10, 2015 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003104. Unique identifier: us10003104.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Galaosiyo, Romiton, Ghijduwon (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Ghijduwon (c. 41 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Shofirkon (c. 26 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Wobkent (c. 16 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Galaosiyo (c. 15 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Romiton (c. 12 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gazli (c. 11 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km NNW of Shofirkon, Uzbekistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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