A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.4745 East, latitude 39.5086 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008nzz. Unique identifier: us10008nzz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 20:03:11 / May 3, 2017 @ 8:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:03:11 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirgili, Komsomol’skiy, Hamza (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 event was 101 km (63 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Kyzyl-Kyya (c. 32 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Iradan (c. 26 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Oltiariq (c. 25 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Kirgili (c. 20 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 30 km N of Karakenja, Tajikistan.
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