A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Gul’cha in Kyrgyzstan on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 73.2026° East, 40.3744° North, depth 40.79 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:45:53 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.79 km (25 miles). Event id: us10003zr4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003zr4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/11/15 / 2015-11-20 04:45:53 / November 20, 2015 @ 4:45 am.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Uzgen (c. 40 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Quva (c. 33 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kyzyl-Kyya (c. 32 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quva, Iradan, Kyzyl-Kyya (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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