A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Batken in Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 70.7955 East, latitude 40.1424 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 08:18:51 / August 5, 2020 @ 8:18 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000b9kb. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b9kb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:18:51 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Khŭjand (c. 144 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quvasoy, Khŭjand, Konsoy (min 5000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 9 km NNW of Batken, Kyrgyzstan.
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