A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 11:43:39 / October 16, 2015 @ 11:43 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:43:39 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 123.6 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10003p4d. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003p4d. Exact location of event, longitude 73.3154 East, latitude 38.4415 North, depth = 123.6 km.
Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km WNW of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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