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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 64 km SSE of Karakol, Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 41.9205S, 78.5558WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Karakol in Kyrgyzstan on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 06:54:48 / May 5, 2019 @ 6:54 am. Exact location, longitude 78.5558° East, latitude 41.9205° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70003gxg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003gxg. The temblor was picked up at 12:54:48 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tyup, Pokrovka, Karakol (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Karakol (c. 70 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Pokrovka (c. 16 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tyup (c. 13 400 pop). Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km SSE of Karakol, Kyrgyzstan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 78.5558° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9205° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km SSE of Karakol, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-05 06:54:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-05 08:20:50 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 326 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 0.59 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us70003gxg Id of event.
Event Code 70003gxg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003gxg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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