A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Yangiqo`rg`on in Uzbekistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.8152 East, latitude 41.3263 North, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:58:19 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 23:58:19 / February 15, 2016 @ 11:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us200050gq. Ids that are associated to the event: us200050gq.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Chortoq (c. 49 800 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Kosonsoy (c. 43 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bazar-Korgon, Asaka, Pop. Nearby country/countries, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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