A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km ESE of Vanj, Tajikistan (68 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/15 / 2015-12-27 23:05:35 / December 27, 2015 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:05:35 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.49 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004a02. Unique identifier: us10004a02. Exact location, longitude 72.6313° East, latitude 38.0411° North, depth = 36.49 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 109 km ESE of Vanj, Tajikistan.
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