1902 Andijan earthquake

The 1902 Andijan earthquake occurred on December 16 with a surface wave magnitude of 6.4 and a maximum perceived Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). The shock claimed between 700 and 4,880 casualties and more than 40,000 homes were destroyed in the Andijan Region of Uzbekistan.

1902 Andijan earthquake
1902 Andijan earthquake is located in Uzbekistan
1902 Andijan earthquake
UTC time1902-12-16 05:07
ISC eventn/a
USGS-ANSSn/a
Local dateDecember 16, 1902 (1902-12-16)
Local time11:07
Magnitude6.4 Ms[1]
Depth9 km (5.6 mi)
Epicenter40°48′N 72°18′E / 40.8°N 72.3°E / 40.8; 72.3Coordinates: 40°48′N 72°18′E / 40.8°N 72.3°E / 40.8; 72.3
Areas affectedAndijan Province, Uzbekistan
Max. intensityIX (Violent)
Casualties700–4,880

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  1. ^ NGDC, Comments for the Significant Earthquake, National Geophysical Data Center