A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Toktogul in Kyrgyzstan on Monday. Exact location, longitude 72.93° East, latitude 41.6813° North, depth = 33.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.9 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:00:14 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/08/16 / 2016-08-01 08:00:14 / August 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000694s. Unique identifier: us1000694s.
Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Uchqŭrghon Shahri (c. 33 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bazar-Korgon (c. 27 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tash-Kumyr (c. 23 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Toktogul (c. 19 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uchqŭrghon Shahri, Jalal-Abad, Bazar-Korgon.
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 nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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