A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Murghob in Tajikistan on Tuesday. 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 127.07 km (79 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:49:44 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 09:49:44 / March 7, 2017 @ 9:49 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087fc. Id of event: us100087fc. Exact location of earthquake, 73.1425° East, 38.354° North, depth 127.07 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murghob. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Murghob (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 74 km WNW of Murghob, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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