A 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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