A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Gul’cha in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 73.3694 East, latitude 40.2938 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:35:17 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 14:35:17 / July 17, 2018 @ 2:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000g718. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g718. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 54 km (33 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Uzgen (c. 40 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Bazar-Korgon (c. 27 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Qŭrghontepa (c. 25 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kara Suu (c. 17 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Khŭjaobod (c. 16 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bazar-Korgon, Marhamat, Khŭjaobod (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fourteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WSW of Gul’cha, Kyrgyzstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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