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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Sary-Tash in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 39.4419S, 72.4208WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Sary-Tash in Kyrgyzstan. The temblor was reported at 23:27:36 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 42.55 km, 72.4208° East, 39.4419° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.55 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j1fh. Unique identifier: us2000j1fh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/19 / 2019-01-08 17:27:36 / January 8, 2019 @ 5:27 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shohimardon. The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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: 77 km WSW of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.4208° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4419° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 77km WSW of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-08 17:27:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-09 18:41:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 284 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 0.479 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us2000j1fh Id of event.
Event Code 2000j1fh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j1fh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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