A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Karakul in Tajikistan on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007ca5. Event ids that are associated: us10007ca5. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, 74.0097° East, 39.2726° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:24:29 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 14:24:29 / November 25, 2016 @ 2:24 pm.
Close country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 123 km (76 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 ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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