A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Shughnon in Tajikistan on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.58 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:51:22 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.693 East, latitude 37.6213 North, depth = 12.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 23:51:22 / March 28, 2017 @ 11:51 pm. Event id: us20008vfp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008vfp.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Khorugh (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NE of Shughnon, Tajikistan.
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