A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Chorbog in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 68.3257 East, latitude 37.4644 North, depth = 31.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003fvn. Unique identifier: us20003fvn. The temblor was detected at 02:09:53 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/15 / 2015-09-02 21:09:53 / September 2, 2015 @ 9:09 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.32 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sho’rchi (c. 24 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Qarāwul (c. 24 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kolkhozobod (c. 18 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Vakhsh (c. 15 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Shahritus (c. 13 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dasht-e Archī, Sho’rchi, Panj (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km ENE of Chorbog, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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