A 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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