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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Baetov in Kyrgyzstan



Earthquake location 41.1226S, 75.3132WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Baetov in Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Global time and date of event 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 10:36:37 / July 23, 2017 @ 10:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.79 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009zzz. Event ids that are associated: us20009zzz. The temblor was detected at 16:36:37 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 75.3132° East, 41.1226° North, depth 4.79 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Naryn (c. 52 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from At-Bashi (c. 15 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naryn, At-Bashi (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km ESE of Baetov, Kyrgyzstan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 75.3132° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.1226° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km ESE of Baetov, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-23 10:36:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-23 11:00:23 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 0.578 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009zzz Id of event.
Event Code 20009zzz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009zzz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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