A 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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