A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Khaydarkan in Kyrgyzstan. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 71.2104° East, latitude 40.1035° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70004kgc. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004kgc. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 08:50:53 / July 15, 2019 @ 8:50 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:50:53 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toshbuloq, Shaydon, Quva (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Quva (c. 33 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop). Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km NNW of Khaydarkan, Kyrgyzstan.
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