A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tursunzoda in Tajikistan. The temblor was picked up at 20:55:36 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.92 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 68.1848° East, 38.5131° North, depth 21.92 km. Global time and date of event 28/06/16 / 2016-06-28 15:55:36 / June 28, 2016 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200067ke. Id of event: us200067ke.
Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Denov (c. 69 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Qŭrghonteppa (c. 65 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Tursunzoda (c. 38 000 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Boysun (c. 25 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Boysun, Qŭrghonteppa, Abdurahmoni Jomí. Close 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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