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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Kitob Shahri in Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 39.1429S, 67.0936WA 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 18 km E of Kitob Shahri, Uzbekistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 67.0936° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1429° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km E of Kitob Shahri, Uzbekistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-05 12:12:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-05 12:36:01 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 385 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 1.682 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us20005fl4 Id of event.
Event Code 20005fl4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005fl4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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