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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Bokonbayevo in Kyrgyzstan



Earthquake location 41.9297S, 76.7602WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 28 km SW of Bokonbayevo, Kyrgyzstan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.7602° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9297° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SW of Bokonbayevo, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-28 05:01:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-28 05:25:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 356 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 1.824 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us10008li5 Id of event.
Event Code 10008li5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008li5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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