A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Khodzha-Maston in Tajikistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004e49. Unique identifier: us10004e49. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:53:28 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.64 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 15:53:28 / January 13, 2016 @ 3:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 68.544° East, latitude 38.8535° North, depth = 7.64 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Denov, Norak, Yovon. Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Denov (c. 69 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hisor (c. 24 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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