A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 96 km ESE of Vanj, Tajikistan (60 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:43:46 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.73 km (78 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008k0m. Event ids that are associated: us20008k0m. Exact location of event, longitude 72.4752 East, latitude 38.0479 North, depth = 124.73 km. Global time and date of event 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 16:43:46 / February 15, 2017 @ 4:43 pm UTC/GMT.
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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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