A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Hamza in Uzbekistan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000604p. Id of event: us2000604p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 22.79 km, 71.5497° East, 40.5421° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.79 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/16 / 2016-06-02 19:17:08 / June 2, 2016 @ 7:17 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:17:08 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isfara, Khŭjaobod, Batken. Country/countries that might be effected, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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