A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Osh in Kyrgyzstan. The temblor was detected at 23:40:54 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 44.28 km, 73.0097° East, 40.4479° North. Event id: us10003z03. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003z03. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/15 / 2015-11-17 17:40:54 / November 17, 2015 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.28 km (28 miles).
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Uzgen (c. 40 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Quva (c. 33 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Haqqulobod, Quvasoy, Iradan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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