A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Sary-Tash in Kyrgyzstan on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 72.6407° East, 39.4015° North, depth 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:39:15 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60006qwu. Event ids that are associated: us60006qwu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/12/19 / 2019-12-13 04:39:15 / December 13, 2019 @ 4:39 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shohimardon. Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km SW of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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