A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 27 km NNE of Karakul, Tajikistan (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 73.7101 East, latitude 39.216 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10007chv. Event ids that are associated: us10007chv. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:56 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 07:42:56 / November 26, 2016 @ 7:42 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km NNE of Karakul, Tajikistan.
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