A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Gul’cha in Kyrgyzstan. Exact location, longitude 73.2978° East, latitude 40.4456° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60009bye. Unique identifier: us60009bye. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 00:55:27 / April 25, 2020 @ 12:55 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:55:27 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Uzgen (c. 40 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bazar-Korgon (c. 27 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Qŭrghontepa (c. 25 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Andijon, Marhamat, Bazar-Korgon.
Every 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 three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 19 km NW of Gul’cha, Kyrgyzstan.
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