A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008p98. Unique identifier: us10008p98. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:10:03 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 11:10:03 / May 4, 2017 @ 11:10 am. Exact location of earthquake, 71.4785° East, 39.5201° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Kyzyl-Kyya (c. 32 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Iradan (c. 26 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Oltiariq (c. 25 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Komsomol’skiy (c. 14 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Komsomol’skiy, Hamza, Fergana (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km N of Karakenja, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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