A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.8313 East, latitude 38.186 North, depth = 117.52 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jwh. Id of event: us20008jwh. The temblor was picked up at 12:50:27 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). 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 117.52 km (73 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 07:50:27 / February 15, 2017 @ 7:50 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 99 km (62 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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