M6.2 earthquake strike near Kyrgyzstan - Uzbekistan border

M6.2 earthquake strike near Kyrgyzstan - Uzbekistan border

According to the USGS, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit Kyrgyzstan at 19:35 UTC with the epicenter 42 km (26 miles) SW of Farghona (Fergana), Uzbekistan. The agency reported a depth of 9.2 km.

GFZ reports a depth of 27 km, which is a lot less dangerous than the 10 km depth from USGS and EMSC. The valley with a lot of villages is at a height of 500 meters.


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