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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Shohimardon in Uzbekistan

Earthquake location 40.1678S, 71.6175WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Shohimardon in Uzbekistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 10:28:36 / December 26, 2020 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d36g. Unique identifier: us6000d36g. The epicenter was at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:28:36 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.6175 East, latitude 40.1678 North, depth = 28 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Namangan (c. 432 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Andijon (c. 318 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Asaka (c. 56 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uychi, Chortoq, Konibodom (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km NW of Shohimardon, Uzbekistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 71.6175° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.1678° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26 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 2020-12-26 10:28:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-26 10:50:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 0.623 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us6000d36g Id of event.
Event Code 6000d36g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d36g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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