A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Massy in Kyrgyzstan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 03:26:09 / January 1, 2016 @ 3:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.92 km (27 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004ap4. Event ids that are associated: us10004ap4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 42.92 km, 72.5784° East, 40.8915° North. The temblor was detected at 08:26:09 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tŭragŭrghon, Komsomol’skiy, Fergana (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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