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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Uch-Terek in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 41.3941S, 73.1912WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Uch-Terek in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:13:44 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100042du. Event ids that are associated: us100042du. Exact location, longitude 73.1912° East, latitude 41.3941° North, depth = 48.21 km. Global time and date of event 01/12/15 / 2015-12-01 06:13:44 / December 1, 2015 @ 6:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.21 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haqqulobod, Osh, Andijon (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Uzgen (c. 40 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Uchqŭrghon Shahri (c. 33 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bazar-Korgon (c. 27 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Haqqulobod (c. 26 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km S of Uch-Terek, Kyrgyzstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.1912° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.3941° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km S of Uch-Terek, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-12-01 06:13:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-01 06:28:14 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 416 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 1.576 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us100042du Id of event.
Event Code 100042du An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100042du, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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