A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Kanysh-Kyya in Kyrgyzstan. Id of earthquake: us1000400a. Event ids that are associated: us1000400a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:15:45 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 39.1 km, 71.4739° East, 41.7823° North. Global time and date of event 21/11/15 / 2015-11-21 00:15:45 / November 21, 2015 @ 12:15 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.1 km (24 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Chortoq (c. 49 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kosonsoy (c. 43 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Uchqŭrghon Shahri (c. 33 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Uychi (c. 29 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uchqŭrghon Shahri, Namangan, Chust Shahri.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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