A 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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