A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Obigarm in Tajikistan on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.59 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 23:41:18 / February 1, 2017 @ 11:41 pm UTC/GMT. 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 04:41:18 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008fse. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008fse. Exact location of event, longitude 69.7505 East, latitude 38.5597 North, depth = 5.59 km.
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Dushanbe (c. 679 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vahdat (c. 45 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Boshkengash (c. 23 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Danghara (c. 22 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vose’, Dushanbe, Boshkengash (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 17 km SSE of Obigarm, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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