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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Uzgen in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 40.5792S, 73.3447WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Uzgen in Kyrgyzstan. The temblor was detected at 08:07:31 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100077ja. Event ids that are associated: us100077ja. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.88 km (28 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 02:07:31 / November 14, 2016 @ 2:07 am. Exact location of event, longitude 73.3447 East, latitude 40.5792 North, depth = 44.88 km.

Nearby country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Asaka, Marhamat, Andijon. Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Uzgen (c. 40 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bazar-Korgon (c. 27 700 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 21 km S of Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.3447° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.5792° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km S of Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-14 02:07:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-14 03:43:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 298 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 1.611 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us100077ja Id of event.
Event Code 100077ja An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100077ja, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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