A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Karakul in Tajikistan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:12:28 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 23:12:28 / February 1, 2017 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008fs2. Event ids that are associated: us20008fs2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.78 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 73.1269° East, 38.5576° North, depth 115.78 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murghob (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 61 km SW of Karakul, Tajikistan.
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