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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 3 km N of Namangan, Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 41.0311S, 71.671WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Namangan in Uzbekistan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.89 km (24 miles). Event id: us10004r6t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004r6t. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 22:13:04 / February 19, 2016 @ 10:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.671 East, latitude 41.0311 North, depth = 38.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:13:04 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 4 km (2 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iradan, Bazar-Korgon, Khŭjaobod. Country/countries that might be effected, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).

Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 3 km N of Namangan, Uzbekistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.671° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.0311° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km N of Namangan, Uzbekistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-19 22:13:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-05 03:41:41 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 271 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 1.817 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us10004r6t Id of event.
Event Code 10004r6t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004r6t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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