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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Staraya Pokrovka in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 42.5867S, 75.15WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Staraya Pokrovka in Kyrgyzstan on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.5 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 00:41:55 / April 21, 2017 @ 12:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 75.15 East, latitude 42.5867 North, depth = 15.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jf7. Id of event: us10008jf7. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:55 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Bishkek (c. 900 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tokmok (c. 63 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Balykchy (c. 40 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kant (c. 20 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bystrovka (c. 10 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Georgiyevka (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balykchy, Georgiyevka, Bishkek (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SSW of Staraya Pokrovka, Kyrgyzstan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 75.15° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5867° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SSW of Staraya Pokrovka, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-21 00:41:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-21 01:01:27 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 259 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 0.445 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 us10008jf7 Id of event.
Event Code 10008jf7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008jf7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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