A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km ESE of Vanj, Tajikistan (58 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/15 / 2015-12-24 07:47:06 / December 24, 2015 @ 7:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 72.4653° East, 38.0832° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:47:06 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10004984. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004984.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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