A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km ENE of Karakul, Tajikistan (39 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 09:23:26 / November 26, 2016 @ 9:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:23:26 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007cik. Id of event: us10007cik. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 74.2004 East, latitude 39.2566 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 62 km ENE of Karakul, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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