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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Jizzax in Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 39.8728S, 67.9437WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Jizzax in Uzbekistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000awib. Unique identifier: us2000awib. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:49:57 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 67.9437 East, latitude 39.8728 North, depth = 20.04 km. Global time and date of event 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 13:49:57 / September 29, 2017 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.04 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Samarqand (c. 319 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Jizzax (c. 152 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Guliston (c. 53 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Istaravshan (c. 52 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Urgut (c. 47 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Panjakent (c. 35 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yangiyer (c. 32 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charxin, Myrzakent, Guliston (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 28 km SSE of Jizzax, Uzbekistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 67.9437° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.8728° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SSE of Jizzax, Uzbekistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-29 13:49:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-29 14:06:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 385 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 2.216 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000awib Id of event.
Event Code 2000awib An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000awib, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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