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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Tyup in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 42.9297S, 78.7513WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Tyup in Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 78.7513 East, latitude 42.9297 North, depth = 13.36 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 21:49:22 / October 8, 2019 @ 9:49 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:49:22 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.36 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005sbz. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005sbz.

Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Karakol (c. 70 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Pokrovka (c. 16 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tyup (c. 13 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kegen (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pokrovka, Karakol, Kegen (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km NE of Tyup, Kyrgyzstan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 78.7513° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.9297° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km NE of Tyup, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-08 21:49:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-08 22:43:41 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 298 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 0.501 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us70005sbz Id of event.
Event Code 70005sbz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005sbz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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