A 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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