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Earthquake: M 4.9 quake strikes near Chayek in Kyrgyzstan

Earthquake location 42.3605S, 74.8888WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) has striked on Thursday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Chayek in Kyrgyzstan. The temblor was reported at 09:52:31 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 23.41 km (15 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-22 03:52:31 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 74.8888 East, latitude 42.3605 North, depth 23.41 km.

Close countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Bishkek (c. 900 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tokmok (c. 63 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Kara-Balta (c. 62 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kant (c. 20 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bystrovka (c. 10 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kara-Balta, Sosnovka, Bystrovka.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 74.8888° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.3605° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km NNE of Chayek, Kyrgyzstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-22 15:52:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-22 18:41:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 371 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 0.402 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 usc000tiaa Id of event.
Event Code c000tiaa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tiaa A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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