A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km ESE of Murghob, Tajikistan (87 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:00:58 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008rau. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008rau. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 22:00:58 / May 10, 2017 @ 10:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 75.3927 East, latitude 37.5921 North, depth = 10 km.
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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