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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Teploklyuchenka in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 41.7969S, 79.2784WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Teploklyuchenka in Kyrgyzstan. The temblor was picked up at 09:31:56 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 79.2784° East, 41.7969° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 03:31:56 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:31 am. Event id: us70007qp2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007qp2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karakol (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Karakol (c. 70 200 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 99 km SE of Teploklyuchenka, Kyrgyzstan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 79.2784° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.7969° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99km SE of Teploklyuchenka, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-15 03:31:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-15 03:51:26 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 400 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 0.959 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us70007qp2 Id of event.
Event Code 70007qp2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007qp2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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