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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Shohimardon in Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 40.1506S, 71.6484WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Shohimardon in Uzbekistan on Friday. Id of earthquake: us7000cb81. Event ids that are associated: us7000cb81. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 07:38:54 / November 6, 2020 @ 7:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:38:54 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.6484 East, latitude 40.1506 North, depth = 27.82 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.82 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Osh (c. 200 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Osh, Uychi, Konibodom.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NW of Shohimardon, Uzbekistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.6484° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.1506° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22 km NW of Shohimardon, Uzbekistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-06 07:38:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-06 07:56:23 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 416 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 0.677 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us7000cb81 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cb81 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cb81, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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