A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Zomin in Uzbekistan on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.87 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:27:08 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 15:27:08 / January 12, 2020 @ 3:27 pm. Exact location of event, depth 35.87 km, 68.318° East, 40.0706° North. Unique identifier: us60007eug. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007eug.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Jizzax (c. 152 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bekobod (c. 86 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Guliston (c. 53 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Istaravshan (c. 52 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Panjakent (c. 35 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Yangiyer (c. 32 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Zomin (c. 27 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bulung’ur, Asykata, Sirdaryo.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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