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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Kadzhi-Say in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 41.9333S, 77.2216WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kadzhi-Say in Kyrgyzstan on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:15:05 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 22:15:05 / September 14, 2018 @ 10:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.81 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24.81 km, 77.2216° East, 41.9333° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000hev4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hev4.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cholpon-Ata, Pokrovka. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Cholpon-Ata (c. 18 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pokrovka (c. 16 900 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 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 S of Kadzhi-Say, Kyrgyzstan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 77.2216° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km S of Kadzhi-Say, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-14 22:15:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-14 22:39:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 272 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 1.042 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000hev4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000hev4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hev4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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