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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 16 km NNE of Bazar-Korgon, Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 41.1635S, 72.8405WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Bazar-Korgon in Kyrgyzstan on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/16 / 2016-12-17 05:25:27 / December 17, 2016 @ 5:25 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.38 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:25:27 / 11:25 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 earthquake, longitude 72.8405 East, latitude 41.1635 North, depth = 35.38 km. Unique identifier: us200081tl. Ids that are associated to the event: us200081tl.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yangiqo‘rg‘on, Marhamat, Chortoq (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chortoq (c. 49 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Uzgen (c. 40 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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 NNE of Bazar-Korgon, Kyrgyzstan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.8405° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.1635° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NNE of Bazar-Korgon, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-17 05:25:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-17 08:47:55 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 1.921 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us200081tl Id of event.
Event Code 200081tl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200081tl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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