A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Karakul in Tajikistan. Exact location, longitude 73.8584° East, latitude 39.1317° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ca2. Id of event: us10007ca2. The temblor was picked up at 22:19:00 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 14:19:00 / November 25, 2016 @ 2:19 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 107 km (67 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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