Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Batken in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 39.9632S, 70.7994WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Batken in Kyrgyzstan. Unique identifier: us700099z0. Ids that are associated to the event: us700099z0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 11:45:20 / April 28, 2020 @ 11:45 am. The temblor was detected at 17:45:20 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 70.7994° East, 39.9632° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Oltiariq (c. 25 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Beshariq (c. 22 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marg‘ilon, Fergana, Komsomol’skiy (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Questions or comments?

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: 11 km S of Batken, Kyrgyzstan.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 70.7994° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9632° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S of Batken, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-28 11:45:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-24 13:15:39 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 0.095 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us700099z0 Id of event.
Event Code 700099z0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700099z0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply