A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Gharm in Tajikistan on Tuesday. Event id: us10007d3x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007d3x. The temblor was picked up at 18:37:23 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 13:37:23 / November 29, 2016 @ 1:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 70.7877° East, 38.866° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Obigarm, Roghun, Novobod (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 40 km ESE of Gharm, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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