A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Monday. The temblor was detected at 04:44:40 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/09/15 / 2015-09-27 23:44:40 / September 27, 2015 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mhm. Unique identifier: us10003mhm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.45 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 74.5874° East, 38.2777° North, depth 147.45 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (34 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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