A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Zomin in Uzbekistan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008g2n. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008g2n. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 18:35:50 / February 2, 2017 @ 6:35 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.55 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:35:50 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 68.2202° East, 39.8784° North, depth 16.55 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Myrzakent, Gagarin, Guliston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Jizzax (c. 152 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guliston (c. 53 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Istaravshan (c. 52 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Panjakent (c. 35 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yangiyer (c. 32 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Zomin (c. 27 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km WSW of Zomin, Uzbekistan.
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