A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 69 km E of Vanj, Tajikistan (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.2495 East, latitude 38.3588 North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004883. Id of event: us10004883. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/15 / 2015-12-18 21:15:48 / December 18, 2015 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:15:48 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 69 km E of Vanj, Tajikistan.
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