A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km WSW of Karakul, Tajikistan (25 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 73.1592 East, latitude 38.8156 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004f47. Event ids that are associated: us10004f47. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:44:59 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 23:44:59 / January 16, 2016 @ 11:44 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 40 km WSW of Karakul, Tajikistan.
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