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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Jalal-Abad in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 41.1969S, 73.0421WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Jalal-Abad in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cae9. Unique identifier: us6000cae9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:08:05 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 73.0421° East, 41.1969° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 23:08:05 / October 20, 2020 @ 11:08 pm.

Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Jalal-Abad (c. 75 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Uzgen (c. 40 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Uchqŭrghon Shahri (c. 33 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Uychi (c. 29 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uychi, Asaka, Haqqulobod (min 5000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 29 km N of Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyzstan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 73.0421° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.1969° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29 km N of Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-20 23:08:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-21 00:09:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 340 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 0.134 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 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 us6000cae9 Id of event.
Event Code 6000cae9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cae9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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