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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Batken in Kyrgyzstan



Earthquake location 40.2182S, 71.0746WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Batken in Kyrgyzstan. The temblor was reported at 03:41:56 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009lt6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lt6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 21:41:56 / June 10, 2017 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 71.0746° East, latitude 40.2182° North, depth = 9.41 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.41 km (6 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quva, Kyzyl-Kyya, Chust Shahri (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km NE of Batken, Kyrgyzstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.0746° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.2182° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NE of Batken, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-10 21:41:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-24 02:11:55 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 284 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 0.253 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us20009lt6 Id of event.
Event Code 20009lt6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lt6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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