A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Kitob Shahri in Uzbekistan on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 67.0936 East, latitude 39.1429 North, depth = 19.46 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:12:05 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fl4. Id of event: us20005fl4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.46 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 12:12:05 / April 5, 2016 @ 12:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Samarqand (c. 319 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Shahrisabz (c. 57 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Urgut (c. 47 400 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Kitob (c. 41 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Panjakent (c. 35 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bulung’ur (c. 26 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from G’uzor (c. 25 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boysun, G’uzor, Chelak (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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