A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Quvasoy in Uzbekistan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007ux5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007ux5. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 01:40:54 / January 23, 2017 @ 1:40 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.33 km (27 miles). Exact location, longitude 71.9165° East, latitude 40.1484° North, depth = 43.33 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:40:54 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Quva (c. 33 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qŭrghontepa, Batken, Qo‘qon.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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