A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Karakenja in Tajikistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 71.4438 East, latitude 39.4749 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 05:09:35 / May 5, 2017 @ 5:09 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pk9. Id of event: us10008pk9. The temblor was reported at 10:09:35 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toshloq, Yaypan, Marg‘ilon. The epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Fergana (c. 164 300 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Marg‘ilon (c. 133 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Isfara (c. 37 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Quvasoy (c. 32 000 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Kyzyl-Kyya (c. 32 000 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Toshloq (c. 26 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Iradan (c. 26 200 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Oltiariq (c. 25 500 pop). 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km NNW of Karakenja, Tajikistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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