A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Exact location, longitude 71.4734° East, latitude 39.4981° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10008pud. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pud. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 17:03:15 / May 5, 2017 @ 5:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:03:15 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Khaydarkan (c. 11 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Batken (c. 10 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Shohimardon (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Kyrgyzstan (c. 5 509 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batken, Shohimardon, Khaydarkan.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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