A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Isfara in Tajikistan on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 04:36:12 / February 3, 2017 @ 4:36 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 09:36:12 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.72 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 70.755° East, latitude 40.2006° North, depth = 16.72 km. Event id: us20008hal. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hal.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chust Shahri, Khŭjand, Konsoy. Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Qo‘qon (c. 187 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Khŭjand (c. 144 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Chust Shahri (c. 65 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Konibodom (c. 50 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km NE of Isfara, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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