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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Amir Timur in Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 40.9788S, 69.0734WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km ESE of Amir Timur, Uzbekistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 69.0734° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9788° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ESE of Amir Timur, Uzbekistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-08 23:02:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-09 00:15:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 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 246 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 0.388 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us10004cgd Id of event.
Event Code 10004cgd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004cgd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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