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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 16 km NW of Pop Shahri, Uzbekistan



Earthquake location 40.9946S, 70.9794WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pop Shahri in Uzbekistan. Global time and date of event 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 02:39:32 / April 16, 2016 @ 2:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:39:32 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 70.9794 East, latitude 40.9946 North, depth = 39.65 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.65 km (25 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ix8. Id of event: us20005ix8.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isfara, Fergana, Haqqulobod. Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Angren (c. 127 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km NW of Pop Shahri, Uzbekistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.9794° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9946° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NW of Pop 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 2016-04-16 02:39:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-16 02:58:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 355 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 0.944 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us20005ix8 Id of event.
Event Code 20005ix8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005ix8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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