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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 55 km south of Kyzyl-Suu, Jety - Oguz, Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, on Friday, Mar 17, 2023 at 2:18 pm (GMT +6) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 55 km south of Kyzyl-Suu, Jety - Oguz, Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, on Friday, Mar 17, 2023 at 2:18 pm (GMT +6) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 55 km south of Kyzyl-Suu, Jety - Oguz, Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, on Friday, Mar 17, 2023 at 2:18 pm (GMT +6)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 1 km depth

17 Mar 09:28 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 17, 2023 08:18:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Mar 17, 2023 at 2:18 pm (GMT +6)
Depth1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.86°N / 77.87°E (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan)
Antipode41.86°S / 102.13°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities49 km (31 mi) SE of Tossor (pop: 900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) S of Kyzyl-Suu (Jety - Oguz) (pop: 16,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) ESE of Kadzhi-Say (pop: 4,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Karakol (pop: 70,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (56 mi) SW of Ak-Suu (Ak-Su) (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
109 km (68 mi) SE of Cholpon-Ata (Issyk-Kul) (pop: 18,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
154 km (96 mi) ESE of Balykchy (pop: 40,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
292 km (181 mi) ESE of Bishkek (pop: 900,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.01 kmKyrgyzstan-Xinjiang Border Reg.RaspberryShake
4.00 kmKyrgyzstan: Southern Xinjiang To GansuKNDC


Seismic station: Taragai, Kyrgyzstan (TARG/KC network) | Distance from quake: 16 km / 10 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Taragai, Kyrgyzstan: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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