A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Nurota in Uzbekistan on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 19:59:04 / August 19, 2020 @ 7:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bd4d. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bd4d. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 65.799° East, 40.5742° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:04 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishtixon, Kattaqo’rg’on, Oqtosh. Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Navoiy (c. 129 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Navoiy Shahri (c. 125 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kattaqo’rg’on (c. 59 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Oqtosh (c. 38 300 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Nurota (c. 29 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yangirabot (c. 25 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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