A 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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