A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Bazar-Korgon in Kyrgyzstan. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 04:41:09 / March 29, 2020 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:41:09 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008i4c. Id of event: us70008i4c. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 72.8924° East, 41.1856° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chortoq (c. 49 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Uzgen (c. 40 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Uchqŭrghon Shahri (c. 33 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marhamat, Chortoq, Uychi (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km NE of Bazar-Korgon, Kyrgyzstan.
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