A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Novobod in Tajikistan. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 10:24:49 / February 21, 2017 @ 10:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:24:49 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 69.9799 East, latitude 39.0495 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008l2v. Id of event: us20008l2v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Norak (c. 18 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Isfana (c. 17 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Obigarm (c. 10 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Roghun (c. 7 700 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Novobod (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isfana, Norak, Obigarm (min 5000 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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