A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan on Wednesday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:36:31 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 05:36:31 / May 3, 2017 @ 5:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 71.3464° East, 39.5178° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us10008nqk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008nqk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rasht, Oltiariq, Isfara. Close country/countries, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Oltiariq (c. 25 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Rasht (c. 10 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Batken (c. 10 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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