A 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.
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