- Kochkor District, 6 km northwest of Shamsi, Naryn oblast, Kyrgyzstan, on Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 11:47 pm (GMT +6) -

 - Kochkor District, 6 km northwest of Shamsi, Naryn oblast, Kyrgyzstan, on Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 11:47 pm (GMT +6)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 11 km depth

29 Nov 18:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 41 minutes.
Update Sun, 29 Nov 2020, 18:54
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake 87 km southeast of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
4.4 quake 29 Nov 11:47 pm (GMT +6)
4.4 quake 29 Nov 11:47 pm (GMT +6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred late at night on Sunday 29 November 2020 at 11.47 pm local time near Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 11 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Tokmok (pop. 63,000) located 56 km from the epicenter, Kemin (pop. 10,300) 56 km away, Balykchy (pop. 40,000) 68 km away, Kant (pop. 20,200) 75 km away, and Bishkek (pop. 900,000) 87 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 29 Nov 2020 17:47:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 11:47 pm (GMT +6)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.34°N / 75.37°E (Kochkor District, Naryn oblast, Kyrgyzstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) S of Tokmok (Chüy) (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) W of Balykchy (Issyk-Kul) (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Bishkek (pop: 900,000) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of Naryn (pop: 52,300) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of At-Bashi (Naryn) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of At-Bashi (Naryn) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ESE of Kara-Balta (Chüy) (pop: 62,800) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Cholpon-Ata (Issyk-Kul) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) NE of Jalal-Abad (pop: 75,700) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) NE of Osh (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -11.9°C (11 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.411 kmKYRGYZSTANEMSC
M 4.319 kmKyrgizstan Region, KyrgyzstanKRNET

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