A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Muminobod in Tajikistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 70.5324° East, latitude 38.0751° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 07:04:47 / March 18, 2017 @ 7:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008syr. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008syr. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:34:47 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chubek, Vose’, Sovet (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Kŭlob (c. 78 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vose’ (c. 21 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chubek (c. 19 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mŭ’minobod (c. 12 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Sovet (c. 8 700 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 44 km E of Muminobod, Tajikistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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