A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Karakul in Tajikistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 13:27:39 / February 2, 2016 @ 1:27 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:27:39 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 73.2678 East, latitude 38.5322 North, depth = 111.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004y3w. Unique identifier: us20004y3w. The epicenter was at a depth of 111.7 km (69 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km SSW of Karakul, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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