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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Massy in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 41.2676S, 72.5686WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Massy in Kyrgyzstan. The temblor was reported at 23:17:25 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 72.5686° East, latitude 41.2676° North, depth = 38.02 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/18 / 2018-08-07 17:17:25 / August 7, 2018 @ 5:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.02 km (24 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000g4x2. Event ids that are associated: us1000g4x2.

Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Chortoq (c. 49 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kosonsoy (c. 43 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tŭragŭrghon, Quva, Toshbuloq.

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 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km NNW of Massy, Kyrgyzstan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.5686° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.2676° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NNW of Massy, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-07 17:17:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-07 17:33:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 340 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 1.798 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 us1000g4x2 Id of event.
Event Code 1000g4x2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g4x2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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