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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Zomin in Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 40.0706S, 68.318WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 13 km NNW of Zomin, Uzbekistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 68.318° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.0706° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNW of Zomin, Uzbekistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-12 15:27:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-26 21:26:19 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 326 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 1.918 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us60007eug Id of event.
Event Code 60007eug An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007eug, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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