A 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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