A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Amir Timur in Uzbekistan. Exact location, longitude 69.0734° East, latitude 40.9788° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:02:16 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004cgd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004cgd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 23:02:16 / January 8, 2016 @ 11:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Tashkent (c. 1 978 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Chirchiq (c. 167 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Angren (c. 127 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Olmaliq (c. 121 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bekobod (c. 86 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Yangiyŭl (c. 60 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Angren, Yangiobod, G‘azalkent.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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