A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 103 km W of Murghob, Tajikistan (64 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/15 / 2015-12-07 10:34:26 / December 7, 2015 @ 10:34 am. The temblor was reported at 15:34:26 / 3:34 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 31.36 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100044ly. Unique identifier: us100044ly. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.7859 East, latitude 38.218 North, depth = 31.36 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km W of Murghob, Tajikistan.
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