A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bokonbayevo in Kyrgyzstan. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:01:26 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 76.7602° East, latitude 41.9297° North, depth = 15.09 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 05:01:26 / April 28, 2017 @ 5:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.09 km (9 miles). Unique identifier: us10008li5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008li5.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naryn, Cholpon-Ata, Balykchy (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Naryn (c. 52 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Balykchy (c. 40 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cholpon-Ata (c. 18 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one 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.
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