A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006fge. Unique identifier: us20006fge. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:06:50 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 71.8074° East, 39.4807° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 03:06:50 / July 18, 2016 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kyzyl-Kyya (c. 32 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Iradan (c. 26 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quvasoy, Iradan, Kyzyl-Kyya. Nearby country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km NE of Karakenja, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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