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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Yangiqo`rg`on in Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 41.3059S, 71.9187WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Yangiqo`rg`on in Uzbekistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/15 / 2015-09-22 17:43:10 / September 22, 2015 @ 5:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.51 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003n1g. Unique identifier: us20003n1g. Exact location of earthquake, 71.9187° East, 41.3059° North, depth 23.51 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:43:10 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Chortoq (c. 49 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jalal-Abad, Komsomol’skiy, Marhamat (min 5000 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 have been detected 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km NE of Yangiqo`rg`on, Uzbekistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.9187° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.3059° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NE of Yangiqo`rg`on, Uzbekistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-22 17:43:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-22 20:29:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20003n1g Id of event.
Event Code 20003n1g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003n1g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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