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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Gazli in Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 40.457S, 63.6182WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Gazli in Uzbekistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 63.6182° East, latitude 40.457° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70003stv. Event ids that are associated: us70003stv. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:40:43 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 18:40:43 / May 29, 2019 @ 6:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ghijduwon, Galaosiyo, Wobkent (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Ghijduwon (c. 41 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shofirkon (c. 26 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Wobkent (c. 16 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Galaosiyo (c. 15 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Romiton (c. 12 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Gazli (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 38 km NNE of Gazli, Uzbekistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 63.6182° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.457° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km NNE of Gazli, Uzbekistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-29 18:40:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-29 19:12:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 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 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 4.536 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us70003stv Id of event.
Event Code 70003stv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003stv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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