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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Bazar-Korgon in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 41.1856S, 72.8924WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 72.8924° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.1856° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NE of Bazar-Korgon, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-29 04:41:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-29 04:59:10 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 312 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 0.153 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us70008i4c Id of event.
Event Code 70008i4c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008i4c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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