A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km WSW of Karakul, Tajikistan (60 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008tuu. Event ids that are associated: us20008tuu. The temblor was picked up at 23:57:16 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 72.6237 East, latitude 38.5323 North, depth = 92.42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.42 km (57 miles). Global time and date of event 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 18:57:16 / March 22, 2017 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 96 km WSW of Karakul, Tajikistan.
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