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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Sary-Tash in Kyrgyzstan



Earthquake location 39.5077S, 73.4806WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 31 km SE of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan (19 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 22:26:58 / February 4, 2017 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 73.4806 East, latitude 39.5077 North, depth = 44.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.32 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:26:58 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008hq5. Event ids that are associated: us20008hq5.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 31 km SE of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.4806° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5077° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SE of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-04 22:26:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-04 22:46:37 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 271 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 2.508 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us20008hq5 Id of event.
Event Code 20008hq5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hq5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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