Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 6.3 km west of Chortoq, Namangan, Uzbekistan, on Wednesday, 3 Feb 2021 3:03 am (GMT +5) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 6.3 km west of Chortoq, Namangan, Uzbekistan, on Wednesday, 3 Feb 2021 3:03 am (GMT +5)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.2 at 2 km depth

2 Feb 22:29 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 26 minutes.
Update Tue, 2 Feb 2021, 22:33
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 6 km west of Chortoq, Uzbekistan
4.2 quake 3 Feb 3:03 am (GMT +5)
4.2 quake 3 Feb 3:03 am (GMT +5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 29 minutes ago 6 km west of Chortoq, Uzbekistan, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 2 km beneath the epicenter near Chortoq, Namangan, Uzbekistan, early morning on Wednesday 3 February 2021 at 3:03 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Chortoq (pop. 49,800) located 6 km from the epicenter, Namangan (pop. 432,500) 11 km away, and Yangikurgan (pop. 28,400) 13 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Uychi (pop. 29,700) located 15 km from the epicenter, To‘rqao‘rg‘on (pop. 27,900) 22 km away, Toshbuloq (pop. 28,600) 23 km away, Kosonsoy (pop. 43,700) 25 km away, and Uchqŭrghon Shahri (pop. 33,300) 28 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 2 Feb 2021 22:03:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mercredi, 3 févr. 2021 03:03 (GMT +5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Profondeur: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.08°N / 71.75°E (Namangan, Ouzbékistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km O de Chortoq (pop: 49,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
11 km NE de Namangan (pop: 432,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
13 km S de Yangikurgan (Yangikurgon District) (pop: 28,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
15 km O de Uychi (pop: 29,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
22 km ENE de To‘rqao‘rg‘on (Turakurgan District) (pop: 27,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
23 km NE de Toshbuloq (Наманган тумани) (pop: 28,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
25 km SE de Kosonsoy (pop: 43,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
28 km O de Uchqŭrghon Shahri (Учқўрғон тумани) (pop: 33,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
213 km E de Tachkent (Toshkent Shahri) (pop: 1,978,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
308 km SO de Bichkek (Bishkek, Kirghizistan) (pop: 900,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 3°C (37 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.22 kmEASTERN UZBEKISTANEMSC
4.22 kmHindu Kush And Pamir Area, UzbekistanKNDC

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